NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Carbo Ceramics (NYSE: CRR) is tomorrow, April 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 24 cents per share. At a price of $89.10 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.1%. The average volume for Carbo Ceramics has been 859,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Carbo Ceramics has a market cap of $2.02 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 28.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. CARBO Ceramics Inc. manufactures and supplies resin-coated ceramic and resin-coated sand proppants primarily used in the hydraulic fracturing of natural gas and oil wells in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.6, equal to the average energy industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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