NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Diebold Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) is tomorrow, May 10, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 28 cents per share. At a price of $37.46 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3%.

The average volume for Diebold has been 715,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Diebold has a market cap of $2.41 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 27.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Diebold, Incorporated provides integrated self-service delivery and security systems and services primarily to the financial, commercial, government, and retail markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.2, above the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio of 13.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Diebold as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Diebold Ratings Report.

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