NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Littelfuse (Nasdaq: LFUS) is tomorrow, May 17, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 18 cents per share. At a price of $59.45 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.2%. The average volume for Littelfuse has been 109,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Littelfuse has a market cap of $1.37 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 37.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Littelfuse, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells circuit protection devices in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.7, equal to the average industrial industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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