NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Texas Roadhouse (Nasdaq: TXRH) is Monday, March 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 9 cents per share. At a price of $16.51 as of 9:55 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.2%. The average volume for Texas Roadhouse has been 845,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Texas Roadhouse has a market cap of $1.05 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 10.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Texas Roadhouse, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a full-service, casual dining restaurant chain in the United States. It operates restaurants under the Texas Roadhouse and Aspen Creek names. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.7, above the average leisure industry P/E ratio of 17.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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