NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for San Juan Basin Royalty (NYSE: SJT) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 9 cents per share. At a price of $19.73 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.3%. The average volume for San Juan Basin Royalty has been 225,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. San Juan Basin Royalty has a market cap of $889.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 13.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. San Juan Basin Royalty Trust operates as an express trust. It has a 75% net overriding royalty interest carved out of Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company LP's oil and gas leasehold and royalty interests (the underlying properties) located in the San Juan Basin in northwestern New Mexico. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1, above the average energy industry P/E ratio of 13.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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