NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for ESCO Technologies (NYSE: ESE) 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 $36.60 as of 9:32 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%. The average volume for ESCO has been 175,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. ESCO has a market cap of $785.9 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 27.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. ESCO Technologies Inc. produces and sells engineered products and systems for utility, industrial, aerospace, and commercial applications worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.2, above the average electronics industry P/E ratio of 15.1 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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