NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Texas Roadhouse (Nasdaq: TXRH) is Monday, June 11, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 9 cents per share. At a price of $17.53 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2%. The average volume for Texas Roadhouse has been 804,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Texas Roadhouse has a market cap of $1.24 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 17.2% 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. It operates restaurants under the Texas Roadhouse and Aspen Creek names. The company also provides supervisory and administrative services for other license and franchise restaurants. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.2, equal to the average leisure industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Texas Roadhouse as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Texas Roadhouse Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.