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Owners of Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ: TXRH) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $19.67 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.4%. The average volume for Texas Roadhouse has been 952,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Texas Roadhouse has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the leisure industry. Shares are up 17.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Texas Roadhouse, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a full-service casual dining restaurant chain. It operates restaurants under the Texas Roadhouse and Aspen Creek names. The company also provides supervisory and administrative services for other license and franchise restaurants. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.66. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Texas Roadhouse a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Texas Roadhouse 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, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Texas Roadhouse Ratings Report now.