) -- The ex-dividend date for




) is tomorrow, August 23, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 3 cents per share. At a price of $19.99 as of 9:37 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.6%.

The average volume for Primerica has been 268,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Primerica has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the


sector and


industry. Shares are down 19.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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Primerica, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the distribution of financial products on behalf of third parties to middle income households in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.8, equal to the average insurance industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Primerica as a


. 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 a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. You can view the full

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