NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Total System Services (NYSE: TSS) is tomorrow, March 20, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $22.80 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.8%. The average volume for Total System Services has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Total System Services has a market cap of $4.22 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 16.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Total System Services, Inc. provides electronic payment processing and other services to card-issuing and merchant acquiring institutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.7, above the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 19.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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