NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for TJX Companies (NYSE: TJX) is tomorrow, May 8, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $41.76 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.1%. The average volume for TJX Companies has been 4.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. TJX Companies has a market cap of $31.48 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 29.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. The TJX Companies, Inc. operates as an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 22, equal to the average retail industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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