NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Werner (Nasdaq: WERN) is tomorrow, April 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $24.02 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.8%. The average volume for Werner has been 412,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Werner has a market cap of $1.76 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 0.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Werner Enterprises, Inc., a transportation and logistics company, engages in hauling truckload shipments of general commodities in interstate and intrastate commerce primarily in the United States and Mexico. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.7, above the average transportation industry P/E ratio of 17.3 and equal to the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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