) -- The ex-dividend date for

Big five Sporting Goods Corporation



) is tomorrow, August 30, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $7.12 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.3%.

The average volume for Big five Sporting Goods has been 100,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Big five Sporting Goods has a market cap of $152.7 million and is part of the


sector and

specialty retail

industry. Shares are down 54% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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Big five Sporting Goods Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a sporting goods retailer in the western United States. The company has a P/E ratio of nine, equal to the average specialty retail industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Big five Sporting Goods as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full

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