NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Heico Corporation (NYSE: HEI) is Tuesday, January 3, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 6 cents per share. At a price of $58.82 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.2%. The average volume for Heico has been 188,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Heico has a market cap of $986.8 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 43.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. HEICO Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of aerospace, defense, and electronic related products and services in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.8, equal to the average aerospace/defense industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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