NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Atlantic Power Corporation (NYSE: AT) is Monday, February 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $14.74 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 7.9%. The average volume for Atlantic has been 590,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Atlantic has a market cap of $1.67 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Atlantic Power Corporation operates as a power generation and infrastructure company with a diversified portfolio of assets in the United States and Canada.
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