Owners of Pepco Holdings (NYSE: POM) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 27 cents per share. At a price of $20.73 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.2%. The average volume for Pepco Holdings has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Pepco Holdings has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 6.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Pepco Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the transmission, distribution, and supply of electricity. The company also distributes and supplies natural gas. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.68. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Pepco Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Pepco Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Pepco Holdings Ratings Report now.