NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for United Stationers (Nasdaq: USTR) is Monday, June 13, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $33.62 as of 9:32 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.6%.

The average volume for United Stationers has been 219,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. United Stationers has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 5.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

United Stationers Inc., through its principal subsidiary, United Stationers Supply Co., engages in the wholesale distribution of business products in North America. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1, above the average wholesale industry P/E ratio of 13.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates United Stationers as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full United Stationers Ratings Report.

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