NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Airgas Inc (NYSE: ARG) is tomorrow, September 13, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 32 cents per share. At a price of $60.36 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2%. The average volume for Airgas has been 848,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Airgas has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are down 1.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Airgas, Inc., through its subsidiaries, distributes industrial, medical, and specialty gases, as well as hardgoods in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.5, equal to the average wholesale industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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