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Owners of Telecom Italia SpA (NYSE: TI.A) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 32 cents per share. At a price of $6.51 as of 4:02 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 12.4%. The average volume for Telecom Italia SpA has been 191,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Telecom Italia SpA has a market cap of $9.3 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. Shares are down 15.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. 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. Telecom Italia S.p.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides fixed-line and mobile telecommunications, Internet, and media services. It also operates in the sector of office products and services for information technology. TheStreet Ratings rates Telecom Italia SpA as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, generally high debt management risk and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Telecom Italia SpA Ratings Report now.
The ex-dividend date for Telecom Italia SpA ADR (NYSE:TI.A) is Monday, May 21, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 58 cents per share. At a price of $8.12 as of 9:35 a.m., the dividend yield is 7%.