NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for BP (NYSE: BP) is tomorrow, November 2, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 42 cents per share. At a price of $41.94 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.7%. The average volume for BP has been 11.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. BP has a market cap of $143.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 0% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. BP p.l.c. provides fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services, and petrochemicals products.
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TheStreet Ratings rates BP as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and generally poor debt management. You can view the full BP Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.