NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Telecom Italia SpA ADR

(NYSE:

TI.A

) is Monday, May 21, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 58 cents per share. At a price of $8.12 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 7%.

The average volume for Telecom Italia SpA ADR has been 236,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Telecom Italia SpA ADR has a market cap of $15.75 billion and is part of the

technology

sector and

telecommunications

industry. Shares are down 10.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Telecom Italia S.p.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides fixed-line and mobile telecommunications, Internet, and media services. The company also operates in office and system solutions.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Telecom Italia SpA ADR as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally weak debt management, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

Telecom Italia SpA ADR Ratings Report

.

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