NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Buckeye Technologies (NYSE: BKI) is Monday, February 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $32.71 as of 9:40 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.8%. The average volume for Buckeye has been 377,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Buckeye has a market cap of $1.46 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 0.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Buckeye Technologies Inc. engages in the manufacture and distribution of cellulose-based specialty products. It operates in two segments, Specialty Fibers and Nonwoven Materials. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.4, above the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio of 14.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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