NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for HSN (Nasdaq: HSNI) is Monday, October 31, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $36.39 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.4%. The average volume for HSN has been 509,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. HSN has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 19.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. HSN, Inc. markets and sells a range of third party and private label merchandise primarily in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.1, above the average specialty retail industry P/E ratio of 19.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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