NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) is Monday, March 5, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 33 cents per share. At a price of $44.04 as of 9:33 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3%. The average volume for Harris has been 918,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Harris has a market cap of $4.46 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 21.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Harris Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a communications and information technology company that serves government and commercial markets worldwide. It operates in three segments: RF Communications, Integrated Network Solutions, and Government Communications Systems. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.1, above the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio of 8.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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