NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Sonic Automotive (NYSE: SAH) is tomorrow, June 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 3 cents per share. At a price of $14.25 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.7%. The average volume for Sonic Automotive has been 652,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sonic Automotive has a market cap of $599.9 million and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 5.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Sonic Automotive, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.6, equal to the average specialty retail industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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