NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for BlackRock Kelso Capital Corporation (Nasdaq: BKCC) is tomorrow, June 15, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 26 cents per share. At a price of $9.76 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 11.2%. The average volume for BlackRock Kelso has been 356,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. BlackRock Kelso has a market cap of $717.2 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 14.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. BlackRock Kelso Capital Corporation is a private equity firm specializing in investments in middle market companies. The firm invests in all industries. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.5, above the average financial services industry P/E ratio of nine and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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