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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) is tomorrow, February 15, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of $1.95 per share. At a price of $47.38 as of 9:39 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.9%. The average volume for AstraZeneca has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. AstraZeneca has a market cap of $62.93 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 2.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. AstraZeneca PLC discovers, develops, and commercializes prescription medicines for cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, infection, neuroscience, oncology, and respiratory and inflammation diseases worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.5, above the average drugs industry P/E ratio of 6.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.