NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Mueller Industries Inc (NYSE: MLI) is tomorrow, August 30, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $44.84 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%. The average volume for Mueller has been 626,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mueller has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 34.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Mueller Industries, Inc. manufactures copper, brass, plastic, and aluminum products. It operates in two segments, Plumbing & Refrigeration, and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM). The company has a P/E ratio of 16.2, equal to the average industrial industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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