NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Fresh Del Monte Produce (NYSE: FDP) is Monday, March 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $22.47 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.8%. The average volume for Fresh Del Monte Produce has been 176,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Fresh Del Monte Produce has a market cap of $1.41 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 11% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces, transports, sources, markets, and distributes fresh and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables worldwide. It also offers prepared fruit and vegetables, juices, beverages, snacks, and poultry and meat products. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.4, below the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 15.4 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
- Sign up for TheStreet's FREE Dividend and Income Investor Newsletter