NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners

(NYSE:

PSE

) is tomorrow, February 1, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 51 cents per share. At a price of $27.34 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 7.6%.

The average volume for Pioneer Southwest Energy has been 155,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Pioneer Southwest Energy has a market cap of $891.4 million and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

energy

industry. Shares are up 4.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners L.P., together with its subsidiaries, owns and acquires oil and gas assets in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.7, 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 Pioneer Southwest Energy as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

Pioneer Southwest Energy Ratings Report

.

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