NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

CBOE Holdings

(Nasdaq:

CBOE

) is tomorrow, February 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $27.70 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%.

The average volume for CBOE has been 579,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. CBOE has a market cap of $2.31 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

financial services

industry. Shares are up 6.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

CBOE Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates markets for the execution of transactions in exchange-traded options. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.3, equal to the average financial services industry P/E ratio and below 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 revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including premium valuation and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

CBOE Ratings Report

.

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