NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Old Republic International

(NYSE:

ORI

) is tomorrow, June 1, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 18 cents per share. At a price of $9.92 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 7.1%.

The average volume for Old Republic International has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Old Republic International has a market cap of $2.61 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

insurance

industry. Shares are up 8.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Old Republic International Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in underwriting insurance products in the United States and Canada.

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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 increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. You can view the full

Old Republic International Ratings Report

.

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