NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Casey's General Stores (Nasdaq: CASY) is tomorrow, July 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $45.70 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.3%. The average volume for Casey's General Stores has been 276,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Casey's General Stores has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 8% 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 20.6, equal to the average retail industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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