NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Fulton Financial (Nasdaq: FULT) is tomorrow, March 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $10.44 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.6%. The average volume for Fulton Financial has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Fulton Financial has a market cap of $1.87 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 6.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Fulton Financial Corporation operates as a multi-bank financial holding company that provides various banking and financial services to businesses and consumers. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5, above the average banking industry P/E ratio of 12.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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