Questar Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (STR)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Questar (NYSE: STR) is tomorrow, May 23, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $19.87 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.3%.

The average volume for Questar has been 835,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Questar has a market cap of $3.49 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 0.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Questar Corporation operates as an integrated natural gas company in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4, below the average energy industry P/E ratio of 16.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Questar as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Questar Ratings Report.

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