NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Kelly Services (Nasdaq: KELYA) is tomorrow, May 17, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $13.35 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.5%. The average volume for Kelly Services has been 183,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kelly Services has a market cap of $445.7 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 2.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Kelly Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides workforce solutions to various industries worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.9, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Kelly Services 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, attractive valuation levels, notable return on equity and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Kelly Services Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.