NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Harte-Hanks (NYSE: HHS) is tomorrow, February 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 9 cents per share. At a price of $9.23 as of 10 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.7%. The average volume for Harte-Hanks has been 196,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Harte-Hanks has a market cap of $616.9 million and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 1.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Harte-Hanks, Inc. operates as a direct and targeted marketing company that provides direct marketing services and shopper advertising opportunities to local, regional, national, and international customer and business-to-business marketers. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.2, below the average media industry P/E ratio of 13.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Harte-Hanks as a hold. The company's strongest point has been its expanding profit margins. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Harte-Hanks Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.