Susquehanna Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (SUSQ)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Susquehanna (Nasdaq: SUSQ) is tomorrow, April 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $9.91 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.1%.

The average volume for Susquehanna has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Susquehanna has a market cap of $1.81 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 16.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides retail and commercial banking, and financial services in the mid-Atlantic region. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.1, equal to the average banking industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Susquehanna as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Susquehanna Ratings Report.

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