NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for CapitalSource Inc (NYSE: CSE) is tomorrow, September 14, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of one cent per share. At a price of $6.40 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.6%.

The average volume for CapitalSource has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CapitalSource has a market cap of $2 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 10.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Operates as a specialized finance company that provides loans to small and medium-sized businesses. The company also selectively makes equity investments, engages in asset management and servicing activities, and invests in residential mortgage assets. It intends to qualify as a REIT in 2006. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.5, equal to the average financial services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates CapitalSource as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full CapitalSource Ratings Report.

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