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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for PetSmart (Nasdaq: PETM) is tomorrow, October 26, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 14 cents per share. At a price of $47.05 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.2%. The average volume for PetSmart has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. PetSmart has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 18.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. PetSmart, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of products, services, and solutions for pets in North America. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.7, equal to the average specialty retail industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.