NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for SWS Group (NYSE: SWS) is tomorrow, March 11, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 1 cent per share. At a price of $5.18 as of 10:22 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.8%.

The average volume for SWS Group has been 375,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. SWS Group has a market cap of $173.2 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 3.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

SWS Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various financial services in the United States. The company operates in four segments: Clearing, Retail, Institutional, and Banking.

TheStreet Ratings rates SWS Group as sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. You can view the full SWS Group Ratings Report.

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