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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF) is tomorrow, February 24, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 2 cents per share. At a price of $10.87 as of 9:59 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.7%. The average volume for Griffon has been 187,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Griffon has a market cap of $650.1 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 18.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Griffon Corporation manufactures home and building, technology related, and plastic products.