NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE) is tomorrow, April 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 6 cents per share. At a price of $45 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.6%. The average volume for Celanese has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Celanese has a market cap of $6.97 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Celanese Corporation, a technology and specialty materials company, engages in manufacture and sale of value-added chemicals, thermoplastic polymers, and other chemical-based products. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.4, below the average chemicals industry P/E ratio of 11.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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