) -- The ex-dividend date for

Cedar Fair



) is tomorrow, March 1, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $19.16 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%.

The average volume for Cedar Fair has been 145,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cedar Fair has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the


sector and


industry. Shares are up 26.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Cedar Fair, L.P. owns and operates amusement and water parks in the United States and Canada.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cedar Fair as hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full

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