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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Annaly Capital Management (NYSE: NLY) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 55 cents per share. At a price of $16.37 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 13.5%. The average volume for Annaly Capital Management has been 11.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Annaly Capital Management has a market cap of $15.95 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 2.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Annaly Capital Management, Inc., a real estate investment trust, engages in the ownership, management, and financing of a portfolio of investment securities. The company has a P/E ratio of 44, above the average real estate industry P/E ratio of 8.1 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.