NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

OPNET Technologies

(Nasdaq:

OPNT

) is Monday, March 14, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $35.03 as of 9:32 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.1%.

The average volume for OPNET has been 116,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. OPNET has a market cap of $791 million and is part of the

technology

sector and

computer software & services

industry. Shares are up 30.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

OPNET Technologies, Inc. provides software products and related services for managing networks and applications in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 73, equal to the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.5.

TheStreet Ratings rates OPNET as buy. 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

OPNET Ratings Report

.

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