Enterprise Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (EPD)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Enterprise Products Partners (NYSE: EPD) is Monday, October 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 65 cents per share. At a price of $53.80 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.8%.

The average volume for Enterprise has been one million shares per day over the past 30 days. Enterprise has a market cap of $47.76 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 16.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. provides midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), crude oil, refined products, and petrochemicals in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6, equal to the average energy industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Enterprise as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. 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 Enterprise Ratings Report.

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