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 Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) is tomorrow, February 12, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of $1.15 per share. At a price of $163.03 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.9%. The average volume for Simon Property Group has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Simon Property Group has a market cap of $49.74 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 1.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Simon Property Group, Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. It engages in investment, ownership, and management of properties. The firm invests in the real estate markets across the globe. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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