NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Expedia

(Nasdaq:

EXPE

) is tomorrow, May 25, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $27.74 as of 9:32 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1%.

The average volume for Expedia has been 7.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Expedia has a market cap of $6.8 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

leisure

industry. Shares are up 9.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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Expedia Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an online travel company in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 19, above the average leisure industry P/E ratio of 18.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Expedia as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full

Expedia Ratings Report

.

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