BlackRock Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (BLK)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for BlackRock (NYSE: BLK) is tomorrow, June 5, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of $1.68 per share. At a price of $278.63 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.4%.

The average volume for BlackRock has been 726,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. BlackRock has a market cap of $47.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 35.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

BlackRock, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to institutional, intermediary, and individual investors. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates BlackRock as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full BlackRock Ratings Report.

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