NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Ameriprise Financial (NYSE: AMP) is tomorrow, February 8, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 28 cents per share. At a price of $53.91 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.1%. The average volume for Ameriprise Financial has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ameriprise Financial has a market cap of $12.27 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 8.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Ameriprise Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides financial planning, products, and services primarily in the United States. The company operates in four principal segments: Advice & Wealth Management, Asset Management, Annuities, and Protection. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.7, below the average financial services industry P/E ratio of 12.4 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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