NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) is tomorrow, April 3, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $21.10 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.5%. The average volume for Cisco Systems has been 46.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cisco Systems has a market cap of $106.52 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 16.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet protocol (IP)-based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6, below the average computer hardware industry P/E ratio of 17.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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