NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Granite Construction

(NYSE:

GVA

) is tomorrow, September 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $19.59 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.8%.

The average volume for Granite Construction has been 407,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Granite Construction has a market cap of $707.7 million and is part of the

industrial goods

sector and

materials & construction

industry. Shares are down 33.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Granite Construction Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a heavy civil contractor and a construction materials producer for public and private sector clients in the United States.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Granite Construction as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

Granite Construction Ratings Report

.

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