NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Precision Castparts (NYSE: PCP) is tomorrow, March 7, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 3 cents per share. At a price of $165.82 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.1%. The average volume for Precision Castparts has been 728,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Precision Castparts has a market cap of $25.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 1.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Precision Castparts Corp. manufactures and sells metal components and products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 21, below the average industrial industry P/E ratio of 22.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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