NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Niska Gas Storage Partners (NYSE: NKA) is tomorrow, August 3, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 35 cents per share. At a price of $16.39 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 8.7%. The average volume for Niska Gas has been 248,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Niska Gas has a market cap of $546.3 million and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 18.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC owns and operates natural gas storage assets in North America. It owns or contracts for approximately 185.5 billion cubic feet of total gas storage capacity. The company has a P/E ratio of 52.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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