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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for BCE (NYSE: BCE) is tomorrow, March 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 54 cents per share. At a price of $41.88 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.2%. The average volume for BCE has been 603,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. BCE has a market cap of $32.06 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 0.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. BCE Inc., a communications company, provides wireline voice and wireless communications services, Internet access, data services, and video services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.8, above the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio of 14.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.