The ex-dividend date for KKR (NYSE:KKR) is tomorrow, May 3, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $13.95 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 4.2%.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for KKR (NYSE: KKR) is tomorrow, May 3, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $13.95 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.2%. The average volume for KKR has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. KKR has a market cap of $3.27 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 10.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, special situations, growth equity, mature, and middle market investments. The company has a P/E ratio of 235.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates KKR as a hold. The company's strongest point has been its a solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have looked at. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and premium valuation. You can view the full KKR Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.