NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

CBOE Holdings

(Nasdaq:

CBOE

) is tomorrow, August 31, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $24.86 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2%.

The average volume for CBOE has been 597,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. CBOE has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

financial services

industry. Shares are up 9.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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CBOE Holdings, Inc. intends to operate as the holding company for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), which operates as an organized marketplace for the trade of standardized, listed options on equity securities. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.9, above the average financial services industry P/E ratio of 19.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates CBOE as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock itself is trading at a premium valuation. You can view the full

CBOE Ratings Report

.

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