BlackRock Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (BLK)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for BlackRock (NYSE: BLK) is tomorrow, November 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of $1.50 per share. At a price of $195.30 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.1%.

The average volume for BlackRock has been 767,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. BlackRock has a market cap of $33.86 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 9.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

BlackRock, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to institutional, intermediary, and individual investors. The company has a P/E ratio of 15, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates BlackRock as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, expanding profit margins and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full BlackRock Ratings Report.

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