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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Sun Communities (NYSE: SUI) is tomorrow, April 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 63 cents per share. At a price of $41.26 as of 9:34 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.9%. The average volume for Sun has been 224,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sun has a market cap of $1.12 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 15.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Sun Communities, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). It owns, operates, and develops manufactured housing communities in the midwestern, southern, and southeastern United States.