NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Duff & Phelps Corporation Class A (NYSE: DUF) is tomorrow, May 4, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 9 cents per share. At a price of $15.61 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.3%. The average volume for Duff & Phelps Corporation Class A has been 246,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Duff & Phelps Corporation Class A has a market cap of $608.9 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 8.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Duff & Phelps Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of independent financial advisory and investment banking services in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.5, equal to the average financial services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Duff & Phelps Corporation Class A as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Duff & Phelps Corporation Class A Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.