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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Sunoco (NYSE: SUN) is Monday, August 6, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $47.68 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%. The average volume for Sunoco has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Sunoco has a market cap of $5.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 17.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Sunoco, Inc., through its subsidiaries, refines and markets petroleum products in the United States. Its Logistics segment operates refined product and crude oil pipelines and terminals; and acquires and markets crude oil and refined products.