NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (NYSE: DNB) is tomorrow, February 24, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 38 cents per share. At a price of $81.49 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.9%. The average volume for Dun & Bradstreet has been 420,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Dun & Bradstreet has a market cap of $3.95 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 8.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation provides commercial information and insight on businesses worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.2, below the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio of 15.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Dun & Bradstreet as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. You can view the full Dun & Bradstreet Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.