McGraw Hill Financial Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (MHP)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHP) is tomorrow, May 24, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 28 cents per share. At a price of $54.50 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2%.

The average volume for McGraw Hill Financial has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. McGraw Hill Financial has a market cap of $15.12 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 1.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. provides information services for the financial, commodities and commercial, and education markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates McGraw Hill Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full McGraw Hill Financial Ratings Report.

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