NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for VimpelCom (NYSE: VIP) is tomorrow, May 30, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 28 cents per share. At a price of $7.84 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 8.9%. The average volume for VimpelCom has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. VimpelCom has a market cap of $11.83 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 22.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. VimpelCom Ltd., a telecommunications service operator, provides voice and data services through a range of traditional and broadband mobile and fixed technologies. The company has a P/E ratio of 43, below the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio of 48.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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