TELUS Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (TU)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for TELUS (NYSE: TU) is tomorrow, March 7, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 58 cents per share. At a price of $56.97 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.3%.

The average volume for TELUS has been 107,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. TELUS has a market cap of $7.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 7.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TELUS Corporation provides telecommunications products and services primarily in Canada. Its telecommunications products and services include wireless, data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, and television. The company operates through two segments, Wireless and Wireline. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6, above the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio of 13.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates TELUS as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full TELUS Ratings Report.

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