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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for John Wiley & Sons (NYSE: JW.A) is Tuesday, December 27, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $44.07 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.8%. The average volume for John Wiley & Sons has been 108,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. John Wiley & Sons has a market cap of $2.24 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 2.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. publishes and sells print and electronic products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.4, equal to the average media industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.