NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for St Jude Medical (NYSE: STJ) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 23 cents per share. At a price of $43.96 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.1%. The average volume for St Jude Medical has been four million shares per day over the past 30 days. St Jude Medical has a market cap of $12.3 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 27.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. St. Jude Medical, Inc. develops, manufactures, and distributes cardiovascular and implantable neurostimulation medical devices worldwide. It operates in four segments: Cardiac Rhythm Management, Cardiovascular, Atrial Fibrillation, and Neuromodulation. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.2, above the average health services industry P/E ratio of 14.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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