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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Hot Topic (Nasdaq: HOTT) is tomorrow, April 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $9.41 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.2%. The average volume for Hot Topic has been 479,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hot Topic has a market cap of $416.6 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 49.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Hot Topic, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a mall and Web-based specialty retailer in the United States. It operates Hot Topic and Torrid store concepts.