NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Nelnet (NYSE: NNI) 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 $25.60 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.5%. The average volume for Nelnet has been 113,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Nelnet has a market cap of $879.8 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 5.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Nelnet, Inc., an education services company, focuses on providing fee-based processing services, and education-related products and services in the areas of loan financing, loan servicing, payment processing, and enrollment services. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.7, above the average financial services industry P/E ratio of 5.4 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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