NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Virgin Media Inc (Nasdaq: VMED) is tomorrow, September 8, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 4 cents per share. At a price of $24.56 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.7%.

The average volume for Virgin Media has been 4.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Virgin Media has a market cap of $7.6 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 11.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Virgin Media Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides of entertainment and communications services in the United Kingdom. The company operates through three segments: Consumer, Business, and Content.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Virgin Media 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 revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has not been very careful in the management of its balance sheet. You can view the full Virgin Media Ratings Report.

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