NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Stewart Information Services (NYSE: STC) is tomorrow, December 13, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $10.72 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.5%. The average volume for Stewart Information Services has been 117,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Stewart Information Services has a market cap of $196.9 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 5.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Stewart Information Services Corporation provides title insurance and related information services required for settlement by the real estate and mortgage industries. It operates in two segments, Title Insurance-Related Services and Real Estate Information. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6, below the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 22 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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