NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is tomorrow, October 12, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 68 cents per share. At a price of $56.22 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.4%. The average volume for Accenture has been 6.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Accenture has a market cap of $36 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 18.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Accenture plc operates as a management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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