NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC) is tomorrow, April 5, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $32.56 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.7%. The average volume for Marsh & McLennan Companies has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Marsh & McLennan Companies has a market cap of $16.76 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 3.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., a professional services company, provides advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and human capital. It operates in two segments, Risk and Insurance Services, and Consulting. The company has a P/E ratio of 19, below the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 28.3 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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