NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for WellPoint (NYSE: WLP) is tomorrow, March 6, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 44 cents per share. At a price of $90.78 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2%. The average volume for WellPoint has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. WellPoint has a market cap of $25.26 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 1.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. WellPoint, Inc., a health benefits company, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of medical products in the United States. The company offers a spectrum of network-based managed care health benefit plans to large and small employer, individual, Medicaid, and senior markets.
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