NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Cablevision Systems (NYSE: CVC) is tomorrow, March 7, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $14.05 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.1%. The average volume for Cablevision Systems has been 3.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cablevision Systems has a market cap of $3.19 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 3.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Cablevision Systems Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a telecommunications, media, and entertainment company. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.6, above the average media industry P/E ratio of 12 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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