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Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for McGraw-Hill Companies Incorporated (NYSE: MHP) is tomorrow, August 24, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 26 cents per share. At a price of $49.44 as of 10:05 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.1%. The average volume for McGraw-Hill Companies has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. McGraw-Hill Companies has a market cap of $13.75 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 8.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. provides information services for the financial, education, commercial, and commodities markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 17, above the average media industry P/E ratio of 15.7 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.