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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE: YPF) is tomorrow, May 3, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of $1.72 per share. At a price of $44.52 as of 10:11 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 7.3%. The average volume for YPF Sociedad Anonima has been 491,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. YPF Sociedad Anonima has a market cap of $17.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 12.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. YPF SOCIEDAD ANONIMA, an energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in Argentina. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.8, equal to the average energy industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.