NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Suncor Energy Inc

(NYSE:

SU

) is tomorrow, September 1, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $31.95 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.5%.

The average volume for Suncor Energy has been 7.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Suncor Energy has a market cap of $49.2 billion and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

energy

industry. Shares are down 17.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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Suncor Energy Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated energy company. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.9, 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 Suncor Energy as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. You can view the full

Suncor Energy Ratings Report

.

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