NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for BT Group (NYSE: BT) is tomorrow, August 10, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 79 cents per share. At a price of $27.63 as of 10:05 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.9%. The average volume for BT Group has been 129,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. BT Group has a market cap of $24.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 6.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. BT Group plc provides communications solutions and services worldwide. It engages in the provision of networked IT services; and local, national, and international telecommunications services for use at home, at work, and on the move. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.3, above the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio of 10 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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