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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) is tomorrow, July 13, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 21 cents per share. At a price of $32.31 as of 10:01 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.4%. The average volume for Harsco has been 432,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Harsco has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 13.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Harsco Corporation provides industrial services and engineered products worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Harsco Infrastructure, Harsco Metals & Minerals, Harsco Rail, and Harsco Industrial. The company has a P/E ratio of 186.7, below the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio of 305.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.