NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Methanex Corporation (Nasdaq: MEOH) is tomorrow, December 13, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $56.87 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.4%. The average volume for Methanex has been 718,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Methanex has a market cap of $5.53 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 81.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Methanex Corporation produces, supplies, and sells methanol to petrochemical producers and distributors. The company also purchases and re-sells methanol produced by others. The company has a P/E ratio of 96.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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