NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for China Digital TV (NYSE: STV) is tomorrow, June 16, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 56 cents per share. At a price of $5.92 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 34.9%.

The average volume for China Digital TV has been 294,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. China Digital TV has a market cap of $333.5 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 16.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides conditional access (CA) systems to digital television markets in the People's Republic of China. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.6, above the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio of 5.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates China Digital TV as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, robust revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. You can view the full China Digital TV Ratings Report.

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