NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Tootsie Roll Industries Incorporated (NYSE: TR) is tomorrow, September 29, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $24.82 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.3%. The average volume for Tootsie Roll has been 111,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tootsie Roll has a market cap of $898.6 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 14.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of confectionery products primarily in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.7, above the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 28.3 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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