NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Triangle Capital Corp (NYSE: TCAP) is Monday, December 12, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 47 cents per share. At a price of $18.60 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 9.9%. The average volume for Triangle has been 184,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Triangle has a market cap of $423.2 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 2.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Triangle Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in private equity and venture capital investments. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.8, above the average financial services industry P/E ratio of 6.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Triangle as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Triangle Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.