American Eagle Outfitters Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (AEO)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO) is Monday, September 24, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of $1.61 per share. At a price of $23.72 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.8%.

The average volume for American Eagle Outfitters has been 3.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Eagle Outfitters has a market cap of $4.68 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 55.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an apparel and accessories retailer in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.9, below the average retail industry P/E ratio of 29 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates American Eagle Outfitters as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full American Eagle Outfitters Ratings Report.

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