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 Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP) is tomorrow, September 26, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 55 cents per share. At a price of $112.79 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.9%. The average volume for Boston has been 705,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Boston has a market cap of $17.12 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 14% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Boston Properties, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), together with its subsidiaries, engages in the ownership and development of office properties. The company has a P/E ratio of 55.1, above the average real estate industry P/E ratio of 47.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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