NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for UniSource Energy Corporation (NYSE: UNS) is tomorrow, December 14, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 42 cents per share. At a price of $37.48 as of 10:10 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.6%.

The average volume for UniSource Energy has been 362,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. UniSource Energy has a market cap of $1.35 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 2.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

UniSource Energy Corporation engages in the electric generation and energy delivery businesses. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.2, above the average utilities industry P/E ratio of 12.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates UniSource Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full UniSource Energy Ratings Report.

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