NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Integrys Energy Group

TST Recommends

(NYSE:

TEG

) is Monday, February 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 68 cents per share. At a price of $54.36 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5%.

The average volume for Integrys Energy Group has been 481,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Integrys Energy Group has a market cap of $4.02 billion and is part of the

utilities

sector and

utilities

industry. Shares are up 0.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Integrys Energy Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a regulated electric and natural gas utility company in the United States and Canada. It provides natural gas utility services in Chicago, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.3, above the average utilities industry P/E ratio of 15.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Integrys Energy Group as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full

Integrys Energy Group Ratings Report

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