PrivateBancorp Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (PVTB)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for PrivateBancorp (Nasdaq: PVTB) is tomorrow, March 14, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of one cent per share. At a price of $14.47 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.3%.

The average volume for PrivateBancorp has been 608,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. PrivateBancorp has a market cap of $996.6 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 30.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

PrivateBancorp, Inc. operates as the holding company for The PrivateBank and Trust Company that provides business and personal financial services to middle-market companies and business owners, executives, entrepreneurs, and families in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.5, above the average banking industry P/E ratio of 31.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates PrivateBancorp as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full PrivateBancorp Ratings Report.

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