NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for TAL International Group Incorporated (NYSE: TAL) is tomorrow, March 6, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 55 cents per share. At a price of $36.79 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 6%. The average volume for TAL International Group has been 322,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. TAL International Group has a market cap of $1.15 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 26.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. TAL International Group, Inc. engages in leasing intermodal containers and chassis worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Equipment Leasing and Equipment Trading. The company has a P/E ratio of 11, above the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 10 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates TAL International Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full TAL International Group Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.