NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Nustar GP Holdings (NYSE: NSH) is tomorrow, November 4, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 50 cents per share. At a price of $32.26 as of 9:33 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 6.3%.

The average volume for Nustar GP has been 105,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Nustar GP has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 11.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

NuStar GP Holdings, LLC owns general partner and limited partner interests in NuStar Energy L.P. that engages in the terminalling and storage of petroleum products, transportation of petroleum products and anhydrous ammonia, and marketing of asphalt and fuels. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.5, below the average energy industry P/E ratio of 20.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Nustar GP as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. You can view the full Nustar GP Ratings Report.

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