NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Brookfield Asset Management Inc Class A (NYSE: BAM) is Monday, January 30, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $30.32 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%. The average volume for Brookfield Asset Management Inc Class A has been 957,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Brookfield Asset Management Inc Class A has a market cap of $19.02 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 11.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company with approximately $50 billion in assets under management. Through its subsidiaries the firm invests in the property, power, and infrastructure sectors. The company has a P/E ratio of eight, equal to the average real estate industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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