NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation

(Nasdaq:

AMTD

) is Monday, January 30, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 6 cents per share. At a price of $16.26 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.4%.

The average volume for TD Ameritrade Holding has been 3.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. TD Ameritrade Holding has a market cap of $9.4 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

financial services

industry. Shares are up 4.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides securities brokerage services and technology-based financial services to retail investors, traders, and independent registered investment advisors (RIAs) in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.9, below the average financial services industry P/E ratio of 15.2 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates TD Ameritrade Holding as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

TD Ameritrade Holding Ratings Report

.

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