NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Aaron's

(NYSE:

AAN

) is tomorrow, March 1, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of one cent per share. At a price of $27.91 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.2%.

The average volume for Aaron's has been 450,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aaron's has a market cap of $2.01 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

diversified services

industry. Shares are up 4.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 15.8, below the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 18.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Aaron's 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, expanding profit margins and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full

Aaron's Ratings Report

.

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