NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Sprott Resource Lending Corp Class A (AMEX: SILU) is tomorrow, April 20, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of one cent per share. At a price of $1.58 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.9%. The average volume for Sprott Resource Lending Corp Class A has been 119,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sprott Resource Lending Corp Class A has a market cap of $240.5 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 12.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Sprott Resource Lending Corp., a natural resource lender, provides bridge and mezzanine financing to precious and base metal mining, exploration, and development companies, as well as energy companies worldwide. The company was formerly known as Quest Capital Corp. The company has a P/E ratio of 77.5, below the average real estate industry P/E ratio of 79.4 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Sprott Resource Lending Corp Class A as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 Sprott Resource Lending Corp Class A Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.