NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Casey's General Stores (Nasdaq: CASY) is tomorrow, April 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $39.10 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.4%.

The average volume for Casey's General Stores has been 372,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Casey's General Stores has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 7.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Casey's General Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates convenience stores under the names of Casey's General Store , HandiMart , and Just Diesel in the Midwestern states. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.7, below the average retail industry P/E ratio of 19.2 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Casey's General Stores as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Casey's General Stores Ratings Report.

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