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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Sovran Self Storage (NYSE: SSS) is tomorrow, October 11, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 45 cents per share. At a price of $38.69 as of 9:33 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.6%. The average volume for Sovran Self has been 163,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sovran Self has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 6.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Sovran Self Storage, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). It engages in the acquisition, ownership, and management of self-storage properties in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.8, equal to the average real estate industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.