NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRD.A) is Monday, May 16, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 2 cents per share. At a price of $4.86 as of 9:33 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%. The average volume for Crawford has been 101,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Crawford has a market cap of $136.1 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 98.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Crawford & Company provides claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities worldwide. The company operates through four segments: U.S. Property and Casualty, International Operations, Broadspire, and Legal Settlement Administration. The U.S. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Crawford as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and generally poor debt management. You can view the full Crawford Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.