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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Capitol Federal Financial (Nasdaq: CFFN) is tomorrow, May 2, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $11.83 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.6%. The average volume for Capitol Federal Financial has been 840,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Capitol Federal Financial has a market cap of $1.97 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 1.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. is the bank holding company for Capitol Federal Savings Bank through which it provides commercial banking products and services. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.3, equal to the average banking industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.