NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Dillards (NYSE: DDS) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $63.85 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.3%. The average volume for Dillards has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dillards has a market cap of $2.12 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 42.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Dillard's, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an apparel and home furnishing retailer in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.3, above the average retail industry P/E ratio of six and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Dillards as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Dillards Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.