NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Entertainment Properties (NYSE: EPR) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 75 cents per share. At a price of $47.12 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 6.5%. The average volume for Entertainment has been 311,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Entertainment has a market cap of $2.04 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 7.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Entertainment Properties Trust, a real estate investment trust (REIT), develops, owns, leases, and finances entertainment and related properties in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.3, above the average real estate industry P/E ratio of 25.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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