Hudson City Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (HCBK)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Hudson City Bancorp (Nasdaq: HCBK) is tomorrow, November 7, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $8.51 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.7%.

The average volume for Hudson City has been 8.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hudson City has a market cap of $4.53 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 36.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company of Hudson City Savings Bank that provides retail banking services in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of -5.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Hudson City as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. You can view the full Hudson City Ratings Report.

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