NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Brink's Company (NYSE: BCO) is Monday, May 16, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $30.51 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.3%.

The average volume for Brink's has been 282,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Brink's has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 14% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The Brink's Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides secure transportation, cash logistics, and other security-related services to banks and financial institutions, retailers, government agencies, mints, jewelers, and other commercial operations worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 18, above the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 16.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Brink's as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full Brink's Ratings Report.

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