NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras (NYSE: EBR.B) is tomorrow, May 18, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 72 cents per share. At a price of $10.73 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.1%. The average volume for Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras has been 575,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras has a market cap of $14.04 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 28.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. Eletrobras, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electric energy in Brazil.
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