Greenhill Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (GHL)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Greenhill (NYSE: GHL) is Monday, March 5, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 45 cents per share. At a price of $44.32 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.1%.

The average volume for Greenhill has been 294,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Greenhill has a market cap of $1.24 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 21.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Greenhill & Co., Inc. operates as an independent investment bank. The company provides financial advice on mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, fund placement, financings, and capital raisings to corporations, partnerships, institutions, and governments, as well as merchant banking services. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.5, below the average financial services industry P/E ratio of 43.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Greenhill as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 Greenhill Ratings Report.

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