NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Atlas Energy (NYSE: ATLS) is tomorrow, February 3, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 24 cents per share. At a price of $26.24 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.7%. The average volume for Atlas Energy has been 405,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Atlas Energy has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 7.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Atlas Energy, L.P., a midstream energy service company, engages in the gathering and processing of natural gas in the Mid-Continent and Appalachia regions. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.7, above the average utilities industry P/E ratio of 26.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
- Sign up for TheStreet's FREE Dividend and Income Investor Newsletter