NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Cheniere Energy Partners (AMEX: CQP) is Monday, January 30, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 43 cents per share. At a price of $21.67 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 7.9%. The average volume for Cheniere Energy has been 235,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cheniere Energy has a market cap of $629.4 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 19.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P., through its subsidiary, Sabine Pass LNG, L.P., owns and operates the Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal located in western Cameron Parish, Louisiana on the Sabine Pass Channel. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.9, below the average energy industry P/E ratio of 35 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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