NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Resource Capital Corporation (NYSE: RSO) is tomorrow, September 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $5.75 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 17.6%. The average volume for Resource has been 944,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Resource has a market cap of $422.1 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 22.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Resource Capital Corp. operates as a specialty finance company that focuses primarily on commercial real estate and commercial finance in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5, equal to the average real estate industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Resource as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally poor debt management and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Resource Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.