NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Trustco Bank Corp N Y

(Nasdaq:

TRST

) is tomorrow, February 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $5.54 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.7%.

The average volume for Trustco Bank Corp N Y has been 317,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Trustco Bank Corp N Y has a market cap of $523.5 million and is part of the

financial

sector and

banking

industry. Shares are down 1.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TrustCo Bank Corp NY operates as the holding company for Trustco Bank that provides general banking services to individuals, partnerships, and corporations. The company primarily involves in accepting deposits, and making loans and investments. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.4, below the average banking industry P/E ratio of 14.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Trustco Bank Corp N Y as a

buy

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

Trustco Bank Corp N Y Ratings Report

.

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