New York Community Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (NYB)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for New York Community Bancorp (NYSE: NYB) is Monday, November 5, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $14.11 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 7.2%.

The average volume for New York Community has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. New York Community has a market cap of $6.09 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 14% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. operates as a multi-bank holding company for New York Community Bank and New York Commercial Bank that offer banking products and services in New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Florida, and Arizona. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates New York Community as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full New York Community Ratings Report.

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