Owners of Colony Financial (NYSE: CLNY) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 35 cents per share. At a price of $19.58 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 7%. The average volume for Colony Financial has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Colony Financial has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the real estate industry. Shares are up 0.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. Colony Financial, Inc. operates as a real estate investment and finance company in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.85. TheStreet Ratings rates Colony Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, compelling growth in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Colony Financial Ratings Report now.