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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Energy XXI

(Nasdaq:

EXXI

) is tomorrow, August 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $33.06 as of 10 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.8%.

The average volume for Energy XXI has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Energy XXI has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

energy

industry. Shares are up 7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, production, and operation of oil and natural gas properties onshore in Louisiana and Texas, and offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.9, equal to the average energy industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Energy XXI as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full

Energy XXI Ratings Report

.

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