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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE: CIM) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 11 cents per share. At a price of $3 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 14.9%. The average volume for Chimera Investment has been 11.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Chimera Investment has a market cap of $3.01 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 19.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Chimera Investment Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.3, below the average real estate industry P/E ratio of six and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.