NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Cal-Maine Foods (Nasdaq: CALM) is Monday, April 23, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 36 cents per share. At a price of $35.18 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.1%. The average volume for Cal-Maine has been 117,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cal-Maine has a market cap of $802.6 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 2.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. engages in the production, grading, packaging, distribution, and marketing of shell eggs. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.3, below the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 15 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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