NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Emerson Electric (NYSE: EMR) is tomorrow, February 15, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 40 cents per share. At a price of $52.56 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.1%. The average volume for Emerson Electric has been 4.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Emerson Electric has a market cap of $37.23 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 13.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Emerson Electric Co. operates as a diversified technology company worldwide. It engages in designing and supplying products and technology, and delivering engineering services and solutions to industrial, commercial, and consumer markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.4, below the average industrial industry P/E ratio of 15.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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