NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) is tomorrow, April 3, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 34 cents per share. At a price of $33.70 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.1%. The average volume for Bristol-Myers Squibb has been 11 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Bristol-Myers Squibb has a market cap of $54.65 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are down 4.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery, development, licensing, manufacturing, marketing, distribution, and sale of biopharmaceutical products that help patients prevail over serious diseases worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.5, below the average drugs industry P/E ratio of 16.7 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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