NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Eagle Rock Energy Partners (Nasdaq: EROC) is tomorrow, February 3, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 21 cents per share. At a price of $11.27 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 7.5%. The average volume for Eagle Rock Energy has been 363,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Eagle Rock Energy has a market cap of $1.46 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 3.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P., together with its subsidiaries, engages in gathering, compressing, treating, processing, transporting, and marketing natural gas and condensate, as well as in fractionating and transporting natural gas liquids (NGL). The company has a P/E ratio of 46.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Eagle Rock Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Eagle Rock Energy Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.