NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for ESCO Technologies (NYSE: ESE) is tomorrow, January 4, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $29.65 as of 11:04 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.1%. The average volume for ESCO has been 192,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. ESCO has a market cap of $767.7 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 23.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. ESCO Technologies Inc. produces and sells engineered products and systems for utility, industrial, aerospace, and commercial applications worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.8, equal to the average electronics industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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