NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Lazard (NYSE: LAZ) is tomorrow, December 18, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $43.03 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.4%. The average volume for Lazard has been 519,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Lazard has a market cap of $5.19 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 43.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Lazard Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a financial advisory and asset management firm. The company has a P/E ratio of 56.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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