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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Sanofi (NYSE: SNY) is Monday, May 7, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of $1.49 per share. At a price of $38.17 as of 10 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.9%. The average volume for Sanofi has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Sanofi has a market cap of $103.22 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 5.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Sanofi, together with its subsidiaries, researches, develops, manufactures, and markets healthcare products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.7, above the average drugs industry P/E ratio of 13.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.