NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Electrobras-Centrais Electricas Brasileiras (NYSE: EBR) is tomorrow, June 17, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 43 cents per share. At a price of $13.48 as of 9:53 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.4%. The average volume for Electrobras-Centrais Electricas Brasileiras has been 946,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Electrobras-Centrais Electricas Brasileiras has a market cap of $18.4 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 1.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. Eletrobras primarily engages in the generation, distribution, transmission, and commercialization of electric power; and construction and operation of nuclear power plants in Brazil.
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