NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Werner (Nasdaq: WERN) is Monday, November 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 50 cents per share. At a price of $22.22 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%. The average volume for Werner has been 690,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Werner has a market cap of $1.65 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are down 1.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Werner Enterprises, Inc., a transportation and logistics company, engages in hauling truckload shipments of general commodities in interstate and intrastate commerce primarily in the United States and Mexico. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.8, below the average transportation industry P/E ratio of 17.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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