NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Hugoton Royalty (NYSE: HGT) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $15.12 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 6.1%. The average volume for Hugoton Royalty has been 256,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hugoton Royalty has a market cap of $618.8 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 19.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Hugoton Royalty Trust operates as an express trust in the United States. It holds an 80% net profits interests in certain natural gas producing working interest properties of XTO Energy Inc. XTO Energy Inc. engages in the production and sale of oil and gas. XTO Energy Inc. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.8, below the average energy industry P/E ratio of 11.3 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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