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 MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE: MA) is tomorrow, October 5, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 30 cents per share. At a price of $472.98 as of 2:30 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.3%. The average volume for MasterCard has been 728,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. MasterCard has a market cap of $54.77 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 22.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. MasterCard Incorporated, a payments and technology company, together with its subsidiaries, provides transaction processing and other payment-related services in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.4, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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