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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) is Monday, February 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 49 cents per share. At a price of $39.37 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.9%. The average volume for Eli Lilly and has been 8.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Eli Lilly and has a market cap of $45.86 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are down 4.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Eli Lilly and Company develops, manufactures, and sells pharmaceutical products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of nine, below the average drugs industry P/E ratio of 9.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.