The ex-dividend date for Rollins (NYSE:ROL) is tomorrow, May 8, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $21.17 as of 9:33 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.5%.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Rollins (NYSE: ROL) is tomorrow, May 8, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $21.17 as of 9:33 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.5%. The average volume for Rollins has been 274,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Rollins has a market cap of $3.12 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 5.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Rollins, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides pest and termite control services to residential and commercial customers in the United States, Canada, Central America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Asia, the Mediterranean, Europe, and Africa. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.5, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Rollins as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. You can view the full Rollins Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.