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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $38.02 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%. The average volume for Curtiss-Wright has been 237,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Curtiss-Wright has a market cap of $1.73 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 7.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Curtiss-Wright Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and overhauls precision components and systems. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.4, below the average aerospace/defense industry P/E ratio of 13.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.