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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Core Laboratories (NYSE: CLB) is tomorrow, October 19, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $103.42 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%. The average volume for Core has been 638,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Core has a market cap of $4.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 18.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Core Laboratories N.V. provides reservoir description, production enhancement, and reservoir management services to the oil and gas industry worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.3, equal to the average energy industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.