NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

TAL International Group Incorporated

(NYSE:

TAL

) is Tuesday, May 31, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 50 cents per share. At a price of $33.59 as of 9:32 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 6%.

The average volume for TAL International Group has been 386,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. TAL International Group has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

diversified services

industry. Shares are up 8.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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TAL International Group, Inc. engages in the lease of intermodal containers and chassis. It operates in two segments, Equipment Leasing and Equipment Trading. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.2, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates TAL International Group as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full

TAL International Group Ratings Report

.

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