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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for ViewPoint Financial Group (Nasdaq: VPFG) is tomorrow, May 8, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 6 cents per share. At a price of $16.22 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.5%. The average volume for ViewPoint Financial Group has been 234,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. ViewPoint Financial Group has a market cap of $649.3 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 25.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. ViewPoint Financial Group, Inc. operates as the holding company for ViewPoint Bank, which provides financial services for consumers and businesses. Its deposit products include checking, savings, money market, demand accounts, and certificates of deposit. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.9, equal to the average financial services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.