NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Weight Watchers International (NYSE: WTW) is tomorrow, April 19, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 18 cents per share. At a price of $73.48 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1%.

The average volume for Weight Watchers International has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Weight Watchers International has a market cap of $5.48 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 33.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Weight Watchers International, Inc. engages in the provision of weight management services primarily in North America, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.8, below the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 18.1 and equal to the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Weight Watchers International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Weight Watchers International Ratings Report.

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