The ex-dividend date for Rollins (NYSE:ROL) is tomorrow, November 8, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $22.02 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.3%.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Rollins (NYSE: ROL) is tomorrow, November 8, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $22.02 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.3%. The average volume for Rollins has been 348,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Rollins has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 10.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Rollins, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides pest and termite control services to residential and commercial customers in North America. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.4, above the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 31.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Rollins as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. You can view the full Rollins Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.