NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Brazilian Distribution Company (NYSE: CBD) is tomorrow, November 16, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $36.40 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.1%.

The average volume for Brazilian Distribution has been 646,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Brazilian Distribution has a market cap of $9.7 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 13.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer of food products, clothing, home appliances, and other products through its chain of hypermarkets, supermarkets, specialized and department stores, convenience stores, and the Internet in Brazil. The company has a P/E ratio of 48.5, above the average retail industry P/E ratio of 17.4 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Brazilian Distribution as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Brazilian Distribution Ratings Report.

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