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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Spectra Energy Partners (NYSE: SEP) is tomorrow, January 31, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 48 cents per share. At a price of $32.71 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.8%. The average volume for Spectra Energy has been 146,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Spectra Energy has a market cap of $3.17 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 2.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Spectra Energy Partners, LP operates as an investment arm of Spectra Energy Corp. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.7, equal to the average energy industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.