NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Hanover Insurance Group

(NYSE:

THG

) is, November 25, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 30 cents per share. At a price of $35.11 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.3%.

The average volume for Hanover Insurance Group has been 333,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hanover Insurance Group has a market cap of $1.62 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

insurance

industry. Shares are down 24.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, underwrites commercial and personal property, and casualty insurance coverage in the United States. It operates in three segments: Commercial Lines, Personal Lines, and Other Property and Casualty. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.5, above the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 36.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Hanover Insurance Group as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full

Hanover Insurance Group Ratings Report

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