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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) is tomorrow, October 6, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 33 cents per share. At a price of $32.04 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.2%. The average volume for Bristol-Myers Squibb has been 14.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Bristol-Myers Squibb has a market cap of $53.7 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 18.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, a global biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and delivers innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.3, equal to the average drugs industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.