NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Spectra Energy (NYSE: SE) is tomorrow, August 8, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 28 cents per share. At a price of $29.87 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.8%. The average volume for Spectra Energy has been 3.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Spectra Energy has a market cap of $19.39 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 3.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Spectra Energy Corp engages in the ownership and operation of a portfolio of natural gas-related energy assets in North America. The company's U.S. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.1, below the average energy industry P/E ratio of 18 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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