NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for bebe stores (Nasdaq: BEBE) is tomorrow, March 10, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 2 cents per share. At a price of $5.75 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.8%.

The average volume for bebe has been 491,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Bebe has a market cap of $479.9 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 3.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

bebe stores, inc. engages in the design, development, and production of women's apparel and accessories. Its products include a range of separates, tops, dresses, active wear, and accessories in career, evening, casual, and active lifestyle categories.

TheStreet Ratings rates bebe as hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, revenue growth and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full bebe Ratings Report.

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