NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Partner Communications Company (Nasdaq: PTNR) is Monday, December 5, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 17 cents per share. At a price of $9.51 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 9.2%.

The average volume for Partner has been 231,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Partner has a market cap of $1.49 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 53.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Partner Communications Company Ltd. provides various telecommunications services in Israel. It offers cellular telephony services on GSM/GPRS and UMTS/HSDPA networks. The company has a P/E ratio of 4.3, below the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio of 5.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Partner as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Partner Ratings Report.

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