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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) is tomorrow, May 9, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $22.42 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.9%. The average volume for Pfizer has been 36.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Pfizer has a market cap of $168.69 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 3.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Pfizer Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and sale of medicines for people and animals worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.5, above the average drugs industry P/E ratio of 17.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.