NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for CapitalSource (NYSE: CSE) is Monday, June 13, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of one cent per share. At a price of $6.09 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.7%.

The average volume for CapitalSource has been 3.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CapitalSource has a market cap of $2 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 14.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Operates as a specialized finance company that provides loans to small and medium-sized businesses. The company also selectively makes equity investments, engages in asset management and servicing activities, and invests in residential mortgage assets. It intends to qualify as a REIT in 2006. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.4, above the average financial services industry P/E ratio of 18.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates CapitalSource as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full CapitalSource Ratings Report.

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