NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Amphenol (NYSE: APH) is Monday, March 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 11 cents per share. At a price of $56.71 as of 10:09 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.7%. The average volume for Amphenol has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Amphenol has a market cap of $9.07 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 24.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Amphenol Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets electrical, electronic, and fiber optic connectors; interconnect systems; and coaxial and specialty cables worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.4, above the average electronics industry P/E ratio of 18 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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