NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Suncor Energy

(NYSE:

SU

) is tomorrow, March 1, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 11 cents per share. At a price of $36.89 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.2%.

The average volume for Suncor Energy has been 6.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Suncor Energy has a market cap of $52.98 billion and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

energy

industry. Shares are up 26.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Suncor Energy Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated energy company. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.5, below the average energy industry P/E ratio of 16.3 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Suncor Energy as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

Suncor Energy Ratings Report

.

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