Dick's Sporting Goods Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (DKS)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Dick's Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) is tomorrow, December 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of $2 per share. At a price of $47.52 as of 2:40 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1%.

The average volume for Dick's Sporting Goods has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dick's Sporting Goods has a market cap of $4.81 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 32.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. operates as a sporting goods retailer in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Dick's Sporting Goods as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Dick's Sporting Goods Ratings Report.

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