NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Eaton Vance Corporation (NYSE: EV) is tomorrow, October 27, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 19 cents per share. At a price of $24.40 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3%.

The average volume for Eaton Vance has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Eaton Vance has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 20.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Eaton Vance Corp., through its subsidiaries, engages in the creation, marketing, and management of investment funds in the United States. It also provides investment management and counseling services to institutions and individuals. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.3, equal to the average financial services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Eaton Vance as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, generally poor debt management and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Eaton Vance Ratings Report.

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