NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for New Jersey Resources Corporation (NYSE: NJR) is tomorrow, March 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 38 cents per share. At a price of $45.56 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.3%. The average volume for New Jersey has been 193,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. New Jersey has a market cap of $1.99 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 7.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. New Jersey Resources Corporation, an energy services holding company, provides retail and wholesale energy services. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.2, below the average utilities industry P/E ratio of 19.7 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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