NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Windstream

(Nasdaq:

WIN

) is tomorrow, June 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $9.68 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 10.3%.

The average volume for Windstream has been 8.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Windstream has a market cap of $5.7 billion and is part of the

technology

sector and

telecommunications

industry. Shares are down 17.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Windstream Corporation provides communications and technology solutions in the United States. The company offers business services, as well as provides broadband, voice, and video services to consumers primarily in rural markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.5, above the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio of 24.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Windstream as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally poor debt management and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

Windstream Ratings Report

.

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