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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY) is tomorrow, May 22, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 6 cents per share. At a price of $28.18 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.8%. The average volume for Heartland Payment Systems has been 318,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Heartland Payment Systems has a market cap of $1.12 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 18.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. provides bankcard payment processing services in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.6, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.