Federal Agricultural Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (AGM)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE: AGM) is tomorrow, September 13, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $18.18 as of 9:34 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.1%.

The average volume for Federal Agricultural has been 106,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Federal Agricultural has a market cap of $187.3 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 10.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation provides agricultural real estate and rural housing mortgage loans in the secondary market in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.8, above the average financial services industry P/E ratio of 4.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Federal Agricultural as a sell. The area that we feel has been the company's primary weakness has been its feeble growth in its earnings per share. You can view the full Federal Agricultural Ratings Report.

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