NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI) is Monday, February 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $38.78 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.5%. The average volume for Power Integrations has been 239,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Power Integrations has a market cap of $1.05 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 16.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Power Integrations, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets proprietary, high-voltage, analog, and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.4, below the average electronics industry P/E ratio of 30.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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