NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for IDT Corporation (NYSE: IDT) is tomorrow, March 22, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $10.13 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 9%. The average volume for IDT has been 209,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. IDT has a market cap of $198.8 million and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 8.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. IDT Corporation operates as a telecommunications and energy company. The company operates in four segments: Telecom Platform Services, Consumer Phone Services, IDT Energy, and Genie Oil and Gas. The company has a P/E ratio of 1019, above the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio of 32.4 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates IDT as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. You can view the full IDT Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.