NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for MDC Partners (Nasdaq: MDCA) is Monday, August 15, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 14 cents per share. At a price of $14.94 as of 9:41 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.9%.

The average volume for MDC has been 179,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. MDC has a market cap of $427.1 million and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 12.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

MDC Partners Inc. provides marketing communications services to customers internationally.
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TheStreet Ratings rates MDC as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally poor debt management and poor profit margins. You can view the full MDC Ratings Report.

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