NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Endurance Specialty Holdings (NYSE: ENH) is tomorrow, June 14, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 30 cents per share. At a price of $41 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.9%.

The average volume for Endurance Specialty has been 471,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Endurance Specialty has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 11.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in underwriting specialty lines of personal and commercial property and casualty insurance and reinsurance worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.7, above the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 12.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Endurance Specialty as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Endurance Specialty Ratings Report.

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