NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for OPNET Technologies (Nasdaq: OPNT) is Monday, March 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $28.80 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%. The average volume for OPNET has been 340,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. OPNET has a market cap of $747.7 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 21.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. OPNET Technologies, Inc. provides application and network performance management solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.1, below the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio of 44.3 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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