NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Old Republic International Corporation

(NYSE:

ORI

) is tomorrow, September 1, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 18 cents per share. At a price of $9.98 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 7.1%.

The average volume for Old Republic International has been two million shares per day over the past 30 days. Old Republic International has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

insurance

industry. Shares are down 27% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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Old Republic International Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in insurance underwriting business. It operates in three segments: General Insurance, Mortgage Guaranty, and Title Insurance. The company has a P/E ratio of 58.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Old Republic International as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

Old Republic International Ratings Report

.

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