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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Brookline Bancorp (Nasdaq: BRKL) is tomorrow, May 9, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 9 cents per share. At a price of $8.94 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.8%. The average volume for Brookline has been 282,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Brookline has a market cap of $622 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 5.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Brookline Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding company for Brookline Bank, Bank Rhode Island, and The First National Bank of Ipswich, which provide commercial and retail banking services, and cash management and investment services to customers in Central New England. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.8, below the average banking industry P/E ratio of 20.2 and equal to the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.