NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Progressive Waste Solutions (NYSE: BIN) is tomorrow, September 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $21.47 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.5%.

The average volume for Progressive Waste has been 520,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Progressive Waste has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are down 13.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. operates as a vertically integrated waste management company in North America. The company provides non-hazardous solid waste collection and landfill disposal services to commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.3, below the average materials & construction industry P/E ratio of 24.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Progressive Waste as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Progressive Waste Ratings Report.

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