NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Interpublic Group of Cos (NYSE: IPG) is tomorrow, March 7, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 6 cents per share. At a price of $11.58 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.1%. The average volume for Interpublic Group of Cos has been 6.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Interpublic Group of Cos has a market cap of $4.81 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 20% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides advertising and marketing services worldwide. Its services include consumer advertising, digital marketing, communications planning and media buying, public relations, and specialized communications disciplines. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.7, below the average media industry P/E ratio of 12.3 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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