NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Strayer Education (Nasdaq: STRA) is tomorrow, May 24, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of $1 per share. At a price of $85.38 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.3%. The average volume for Strayer has been 168,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Strayer has a market cap of $1.09 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 11% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Strayer Education, Inc., through its subsidiary, Strayer University, provides post-secondary education services for working adults. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.3, below the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 11.4 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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