NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Mueller Industries (NYSE: MLI) is tomorrow, February 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $46.23 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%. The average volume for Mueller has been 150,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mueller has a market cap of $1.64 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 21.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Mueller Industries, Inc. manufactures copper, brass, plastic, and aluminum products. It operates in two segments, Plumbing & Refrigeration, and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM). The company has a P/E ratio of 20.8, above the average industrial industry P/E ratio of 17.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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