NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is Monday, April 2, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $29.92 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.2%. The average volume for Comcast has been 16.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Comcast has a market cap of $54.11 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 26.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Comcast Corporation provides entertainment, information, and communications products and services in the United States and internationally. The company's Cable Communications segment provides video, high-speed Internet, and voice services to residential and business customers. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.9, above the average media industry P/E ratio of 18.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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