NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Anadarko Petroleum (NYSE: APC) is Monday, March 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 9 cents per share. At a price of $87 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.4%. The average volume for Anadarko has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Anadarko has a market cap of $39.33 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 9.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of natural gas, crude oil, condensate, and natural gas liquids(NGLs) in the United States, Algeria, and internationally.
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