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.

TheStreet Ratings rates Atlas Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Atlas Energy Ratings Report.

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