San Juan Basin Royalty Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tuesday (SJT)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for San Juan Basin Royalty (NYSE: SJT) is Tuesday, May 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $16.35 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.1%.

The average volume for San Juan Basin Royalty has been 313,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. San Juan Basin Royalty has a market cap of $769 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 27.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

San Juan Basin Royalty Trust operates as an express trust. The company has a 75% net overriding royalty interest carved out of Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company LP's oil and gas leasehold interests (the underlying properties) located in the San Juan Basin in northwestern New Mexico. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.8, above the average energy industry P/E ratio of 11.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates San Juan Basin Royalty as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. You can view the full San Juan Basin Royalty Ratings Report.

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