NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Nustar Energy L.P (NYSE: NS) is tomorrow, February 3, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of $1.09 per share. At a price of $59.57 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 7.5%. The average volume for Nustar Energy L.P has been 349,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Nustar Energy L.P has a market cap of $3.78 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 4.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. NuStar Energy L.P. engages in the terminalling, storage, and transportation of petroleum products primarily in the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, St. Eustatius in the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, and Mexico. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.1, above the average energy industry P/E ratio of 18.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Nustar Energy L.P as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, increase in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Nustar Energy L.P Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.