NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Pengrowth Energy (NYSE: PGH) is tomorrow, July 27, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $13.42 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 6.6%. The average volume for Pengrowth Energy has been 999,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Pengrowth Energy has a market cap of $4.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Pengrowth Energy Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas reserves in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.4, above the average energy industry P/E ratio of 31.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Pengrowth Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Pengrowth Energy Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.