NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Capital Product Partners L.P (Nasdaq: CPLP) is tomorrow, May 4, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 23 cents per share. At a price of $8.55 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 10.6%.

The average volume for Capital Product Partners L.P has been 196,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Capital Product Partners L.P has a market cap of $606.3 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 39.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Capital Product Partners L.P., a shipping company, provides seaborne transportation services of crude oil, refined petroleum products, edible oils, and soft chemicals. The company has a P/E ratio of 4.9, equal to the average transportation industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Capital Product Partners L.P as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally poor debt management and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Capital Product Partners L.P Ratings Report.

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