NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for EOG Resources (NYSE: EOG) is tomorrow, April 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 17 cents per share. At a price of $105.13 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.6%. The average volume for EOG has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. EOG has a market cap of $28.92 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 9.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. EOG Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of natural gas and crude oil primarily in the United States, Canada, the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom, and the People's Republic of China. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.6, above the average energy industry P/E ratio of 26.2 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates EOG as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full EOG Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.