Big Five Sporting Goods Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (BGFV)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Big five Sporting Goods Corporation (Nasdaq: BGFV) is tomorrow, March 6, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $7.50 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.9%.

The average volume for Big five Sporting Goods has been 103,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Big five Sporting Goods has a market cap of $176.4 million and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 28.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Big five Sporting Goods Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a sporting goods retailer in the western United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.6, above the average specialty retail industry P/E ratio of 11.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Big five Sporting Goods as a buy. Among the primary strengths of the company is its attractive valuation levels, considering its current price compared to earnings, book value and other measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Big five Sporting Goods Ratings Report.

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