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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Cal-Maine Foods (Nasdaq: CALM) is Monday, October 24, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 4 cents per share. At a price of $33.15 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.5%. The average volume for Cal-Maine has been 153,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cal-Maine has a market cap of $692.2 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 2.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. engages in the production, grading, packaging, distribution, and marketing of shell eggs primarily in approximately 29 states in the southeastern, southwestern, mid-western, and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.1, equal to the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.