NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

j2 Global Communications Incorporated

(Nasdaq:

JCOM

) is tomorrow, August 31, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $30.85 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.7%.

The average volume for j2 Global has been 326,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. J2 Global has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the

technology

sector and

internet

industry. Shares are up 6.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

j2 Global Communications, Inc. provides outsourced, value-added communication, messaging, and data backup services to businesses of all sizes, from individuals to enterprises worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.9, equal to the average internet industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates j2 Global as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full

j2 Global Ratings Report

.

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