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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for AT&T (NYSE: T) is tomorrow, April 5, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 44 cents per share. At a price of $31.41 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.6%. The average volume for AT&T has been 25 million shares per day over the past 30 days. AT&T has a market cap of $178.31 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 3.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. AT&T Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides telecommunications services to consumers, businesses, and other providers worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 47.7, above the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio of 15.4 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.