NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Cameco (NYSE: CCJ) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $22.75 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.8%. The average volume for Cameco has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cameco has a market cap of $9.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 26.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Cameco Corporation operates as a uranium producer, supplier of conversion services, and fuel manufacturer. The company's Uranium segment is involved in the exploration for, mining, milling, purchase, and sale of uranium concentrate. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.3, below the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio of 22.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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