NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for National Electricity Company of Chile (NYSE: EOC) is tomorrow, May 9, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of $1.37 per share. At a price of $54.25 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3%. The average volume for National Electricity Company of Chile has been 116,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. National Electricity Company of Chile has a market cap of $14.76 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 22.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Empresa Nacional de Electricidad S.A., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, production, and distribution of electricity. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.8, above the average utilities industry P/E ratio of 17.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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