NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Expedia

(Nasdaq:

EXPE

) is tomorrow, August 24, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $26.66 as of 9:43 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1%.

The average volume for Expedia has been five million shares per day over the past 30 days. Expedia has a market cap of $6.7 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

leisure

industry. Shares are up 5.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 17.5, above the average leisure industry P/E ratio of 17.3 and below 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 solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, robust revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full

Expedia Ratings Report

.

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