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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Solar Capital (Nasdaq: SLRC) is tomorrow, March 16, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 60 cents per share. At a price of $23.11 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 10.4%. The average volume for Solar has been 361,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Solar has a market cap of $827.2 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 4.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Solar Capital Ltd. is a business development company specializing in investments in leveraged companies, including middle market companies. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.7, below the average financial services industry P/E ratio of 14.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.