NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for New Jersey Resources Corporation (NYSE: NJR) is tomorrow, September 13, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 36 cents per share. At a price of $44.06 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.1%. The average volume for New Jersey has been 198,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. New Jersey has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 3.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. New Jersey Resources Corporation provides retail and wholesale energy services. It operates in two segments, Natural Gas Distribution and Energy Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.4, equal to the average utilities industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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