The ex-dividend date for GameStop (NYSE:GME) is tomorrow, August 24, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $18.99 as of 10:05 a.m., the dividend yield is 5.1%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for GameStop (NYSE: GME) is tomorrow, August 24, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $18.99 as of 10:05 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.1%. The average volume for GameStop has been 3.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. GameStop has a market cap of $2.18 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 19.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. GameStop Corp. operates as a video game retailer. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.3, above the average retail industry P/E ratio of seven and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates GameStop as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full GameStop Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.