NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Starwood Property (NYSE: STWD) is tomorrow, December 27, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 46 cents per share. At a price of $27.87 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 6.6%.

The average volume for Starwood Property has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Starwood Property has a market cap of $5.44 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 21.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. engages in originating, investing in, financing, and managing commercial mortgage loans, other commercial real estate debt investments, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related debt investments.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Starwood Property as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Starwood Property Ratings Report.

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