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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Symetra Financial Corporation (NYSE: SYA) is tomorrow, March 9, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $10.55 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.7%. The average volume for Symetra Financial has been 449,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Symetra Financial has a market cap of $1.12 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 15.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Symetra Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides group and individual insurance products and retirement products in the United States and the District of Columbia. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.1, above the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 6.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.