NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Entertainment Properties (NYSE: EPR) is tomorrow, September 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 70 cents per share. At a price of $39.92 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 7.1%. The average volume for Entertainment has been 328,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Entertainment has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 14.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Entertainment Properties Trust, a real estate investment trust (REIT), develops, owns, leases, and finances entertainment and related properties in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 31, above the average real estate industry P/E ratio of 22.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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