NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for WGL Holdings Incorporated (NYSE: WGL) is tomorrow, January 6, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 39 cents per share. At a price of $44.23 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.5%. The average volume for WGL has been 317,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. WGL has a market cap of $2.28 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 0.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. WGL Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the sale and delivery of natural gas, and provides energy-related products and services. It operates in three segments: Regulated Utility, Retail Energy-Marketing, and Design-Build Energy Systems. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.4, equal to the average utilities industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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