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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Micrel (Nasdaq: MCRL) is Monday, August 8, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 4 cents per share. At a price of $9.34 as of 10:04 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.6%. The average volume for Micrel has been 493,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Micrel has a market cap of $629.1 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 26% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Micrel Incorporated, doing business as Micrel Semiconductor, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets high-performance analog power, mixed-signal, and digital integrated circuits (ICs) primarily in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company has a P/E ratio of 13, below the average electronics industry P/E ratio of 13.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.