NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Arbitron Corporation (NYSE: ARB) is tomorrow, March 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $34.78 as of 9:33 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.2%. The average volume for Arbitron has been 154,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Arbitron has a market cap of $988.5 million and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 0.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Arbitron Inc. operates as a media and marketing information services company in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.6, below the average media industry P/E ratio of 18.3 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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