Devon Energy Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (DVN)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Devon Energy (NYSE: DVN) is tomorrow, September 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $59.55 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.3%.

The average volume for Devon Energy has been 3.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Devon Energy has a market cap of $23.62 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 4.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Devon Energy Corporation, an independent energy company, engages primarily in exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. The company has a P/E ratio of 10, above the average energy industry P/E ratio of 9.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Devon Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Devon Energy Ratings Report.

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