NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Artio Global Investors (NYSE: ART) is Monday, May 7, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 2 cents per share. At a price of $3.45 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.2%. The average volume for Artio Global Investors has been 248,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Artio Global Investors has a market cap of $214.5 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 24.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Artio Global Investors, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiary, the firm provides portfolio management and fund management services to its clients. Artio Global Investors, Inc. was founded in 1962 and is based in New York, New York. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.3, equal to the average financial services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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