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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is tomorrow, March 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $17.59 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.8%. The average volume for Worthington has been 527,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Worthington has a market cap of $1.32 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 8.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Worthington Industries, Inc. operates as a diversified metals processing company focusing on steel processing and manufactured metal products in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.5, below the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio of 12.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.