NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for bebe stores (Nasdaq: BEBE) is tomorrow, February 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 3 cents per share. At a price of $8.98 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.1%. The average volume for bebe has been 418,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Bebe has a market cap of $717 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 8.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. bebe stores, inc. engages in the design, development, and production of women's apparel and accessories. Its products include a range of separates, tops, dresses, active wear, and accessories in career, evening, casual, and active lifestyle categories. The company has a P/E ratio of 64.4, below the average retail industry P/E ratio of 284 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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