NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for ConAgra Foods (NYSE: CAG) is tomorrow, October 27, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 24 cents per share. At a price of $25.20 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.8%. The average volume for ConAgra has been 5.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. ConAgra has a market cap of $10.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 12.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. ConAgra Foods, Inc. operates as a food company primarily in North America. It operates in two segments, Consumer Foods and Commercial Foods. The Consumer Foods segment provides branded, private label, and customized food products, which are sold in various retail and foodservice channels. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.2, below the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 14.4 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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