NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Jones Group

(NYSE:

JNY

) is tomorrow, February 23, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $13.72 as of 9:41 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.5%.

The average volume for Jones Group has been two million shares per day over the past 30 days. Jones Group has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

retail

industry. Shares are down 11.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The Jones Group Inc. engages in the design, marketing, and wholesale of apparel, footwear, and accessories in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.1, equal to the average retail industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 23.2.

TheStreet Ratings rates Jones Group as hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

Jones Group Ratings Report

.

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