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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Syntel (Nasdaq: SYNT) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 6 cents per share. At a price of $55.14 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.4%. The average volume for Syntel has been 107,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Syntel has a market cap of $1.98 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 18.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Syntel, Inc. provides information technology (IT) and knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) services worldwide. It operates in four segments: Applications Outsourcing, KPO, e-Business, and TeamSourcing. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.4, above the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio of 18.2 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.