NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Brookfield Office Properties (NYSE: BPO) is tomorrow, February 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 14 cents per share. At a price of $17.41 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.2%. The average volume for Brookfield Office has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Brookfield Office has a market cap of $8.77 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 12.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Brookfield Properties Corporation is a publicly owned real estate investment firm. The firm engages in the ownership, development, and management of premier commercial properties. It also provides ancillary real estate service businesses, such as tenant service and amenities. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.2, above the average real estate industry P/E ratio of 4.3 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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