NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Williams-Sonoma (NYSE: WSM) is tomorrow, October 25, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 17 cents per share. At a price of $37.55 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.9%. The average volume for Williams-Sonoma has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Williams-Sonoma has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 5.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of home products. The company has a P/E ratio of 18, above the average retail industry P/E ratio of 17.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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