NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Primerica

(NYSE:

PRI

) is tomorrow, May 25, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 3 cents per share. At a price of $21.25 as of 9:33 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.5%.

The average volume for Primerica has been 373,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Primerica has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

financial services

industry. Shares are down 12.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Primerica, Inc. provides financial products and services. It offers term life, auto and home owners', and long term care insurance, as well as pre-paid legal services. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.4, below the average financial services industry P/E ratio of 10 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Primerica as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and attractive 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 poor profit margins. You can view the full

Primerica Ratings Report

.

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