NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for HCC Insurance Holdings (NYSE: HCC) is tomorrow, March 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $31.30 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2%. The average volume for HCC has been 767,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. HCC has a market cap of $2.99 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 13.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. underwrites non-correlated specialty insurance products worldwide. The company underwrites property and casualty, accident and health, surety, credit, and aviation product lines. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.7, above the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 11.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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