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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Old Republic International Corporation (NYSE: ORI) is tomorrow, March 1, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 18 cents per share. At a price of $10.78 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 6.5%. The average volume for Old Republic International has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Old Republic International has a market cap of $2.45 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 16% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Old Republic International Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various insurance and mortgage guaranty products in North America. The company operates in three segments: General Insurance, Mortgage Guaranty, and Title Insurance.