NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Syntel (Nasdaq: SYNT) is tomorrow, March 29, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of six cents per share. At a price of $52.41 as of 9:32 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.5%. The average volume for Syntel has been 133,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Syntel has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 10.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Syntel, Inc. provides information technology (IT) and knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) services worldwide. It operates in four segments: Applications Outsourcing, KPO, e-Business, and TeamSourcing. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.2, equal to the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.2.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Syntel as buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Syntel Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.