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., the dividend yield is 1.1%.
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.
TheStreet Ratings rates bebe 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, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. 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 bebe Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.