NV Energy Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (NVE)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for NV Energy (NYSE: NVE) is tomorrow, August 30, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 17 cents per share. At a price of $17.80 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.8%.

The average volume for NV Energy has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. NV Energy has a market cap of $4.22 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 8.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

NV Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electric energy in Nevada. The company generates electricity from its gas, oil, and coal generating units. It also delivers natural gas service. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.5, below the average utilities industry P/E ratio of 18.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates NV Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full NV Energy Ratings Report.

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