NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for WGL Holdings Incorporated (NYSE: WGL) is tomorrow, October 5, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 39 cents per share. At a price of $37.08 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4%. The average volume for WGL has been 407,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. WGL has a market cap of $2 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 4.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. WGL Holdings, Inc. engages in the delivery and sale of natural gas, and provides energy-related products and services in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.7, 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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