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) -- The ex-dividend date for

Strayer Education



) is tomorrow, August 25, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of $1 per share. At a price of $89.97 as of 9:52 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.7%.

The average volume for Strayer has been 331,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Strayer has a market cap of $1 billion and is part of the


sector and

diversified services

industry. Shares are down 41.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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Strayer Education, Inc., through its subsidiary, Strayer University, Inc., provides various academic programs through traditional classrooms and Internet. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.3, above the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 8.7 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Strayer as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally poor debt management and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

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