NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Buckle Incorporated (NYSE: BKE) is tomorrow, October 12, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of $2.45 per share. At a price of $44.95 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.8%.

The average volume for Buckle has been 640,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Buckle has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 19% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The Buckle, Inc. operates as a retailer of casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for young men and women in the continental United States. Its casual apparel products include denims, casual bottoms, tops, sportswear, and outerwear. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.6, equal to the average retail industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Buckle as a buy. 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, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity. 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 Buckle Ratings Report.

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