Talisman Energy Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (TLM)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Talisman Energy (NYSE: TLM) is tomorrow, August 15, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $13.31 as of 10:05 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1%.

The average volume for Talisman Energy has been 5.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Talisman Energy has a market cap of $13.73 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 5.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Talisman Energy Inc., an upstream oil and gas company, engages in the exploration, development, production, transportation, and marketing of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. It primarily operates in North America, the North Sea, and southeast Asia. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.8, above the average energy industry P/E ratio of 25.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Talisman Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and unimpressive growth in net income. You can view the full Talisman Energy Ratings Report.

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