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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Dick's Sporting Goods

(NYSE:

DKS

) is tomorrow, August 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $49.12 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1%.

The average volume for Dick's Sporting Goods has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dick's Sporting Goods has a market cap of $4.74 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

specialty retail

industry. Shares are up 33.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. operates as a sporting goods retailer in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.5, equal to the average specialty retail industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Dick's Sporting Goods as a

buy

. 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, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full

Dick's Sporting Goods Ratings Report

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