) -- The ex-dividend date for




) is tomorrow, November 29, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of one cent per share. At a price of $24.67 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.2%.

The average volume for Aaron's has been 488,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aaron's has a market cap of $1.85 billion and is part of the


sector and

diversified services

industry. Shares are up 18% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Aaron's, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, computers, residential furniture, household appliances, and accessories in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.7, below the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 17.3 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Aaron's as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full

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