GNC Acquisition Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (GNC)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for GNC Acquisition Holdings (NYSE: GNC) is tomorrow, September 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 11 cents per share. At a price of $40.21 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.1%.

The average volume for GNC Acquisition has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. GNC Acquisition has a market cap of $4.34 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 39.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

GNC Holdings, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of health and wellness products. Its products include vitamins, minerals, and herbal supplement products, as well as sports nutrition and diet products. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.9, below the average retail industry P/E ratio of 20.2 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates GNC Acquisition as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, robust revenue growth and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. You can view the full GNC Acquisition Ratings Report.

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