NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Hugoton Royalty (NYSE: HGT) is Tuesday, May 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $7.03 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 8.8%. The average volume for Hugoton Royalty has been 441,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hugoton Royalty has a market cap of $306.8 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 62% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Hugoton Royalty Trust operates as an express trust in the United States. The company holds an 80% net profits interests in certain natural gas producing working interest properties of XTO Energy Inc. XTO Energy Inc. The company has a P/E ratio of 4.6, below the average energy industry P/E ratio of 5.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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