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Owners of M.D.C. Holdings (NYSE: MDC) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $29.42 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.4%. The average volume for M.D.C. Holdings has been 733,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. M.D.C. Holdings has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the materials & construction industry. Shares are down 9.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. M.D.C. Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in homebuilding and financial services businesses in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 4.62. TheStreet Ratings rates M.D.C. Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full M.D.C. Holdings Ratings Report now.