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 Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) is tomorrow, December 6, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $76.46 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1%. The average volume for Kansas City Southern has been 910,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kansas City Southern has a market cap of $8.41 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 12.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, engages in the freight rail transportation business. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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