Equity One Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (EQY)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Equity One (NYSE: EQY) is tomorrow, March 14, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $19.02 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.7%.

The average volume for Equity One has been 662,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Equity One has a market cap of $2.17 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 11.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Equity One, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the ownership, management, acquisition, renovation, and development of neighborhood and community shopping centers in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 117.6, above the average real estate industry P/E ratio of 30.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Equity One as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Equity One Ratings Report.

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