NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Celadon Group (NYSE: CGI) is Monday, April 2, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 2 cents per share. At a price of $15.95 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.5%. The average volume for Celadon Group has been 138,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Celadon Group has a market cap of $301.3 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 34% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Celadon Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides transportation services between the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It offers a range of truckload transportation services, including long-haul, regional, less-than-truckload, intermodal, and logistics services. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.3, above the average transportation industry P/E ratio of 19.1 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Celadon Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth 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 Celadon Group Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.