HollyFrontier Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (HFC)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for HollyFrontier (NYSE: HFC) is tomorrow, November 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 50 cents per share. At a price of $41.14 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2%.

The average volume for HollyFrontier has been 2.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. HollyFrontier has a market cap of $8.23 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 72.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

HollyFrontier Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refiner and marketer in the United States. It produces light products, such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, specialty lubricant products, liquefied petroleum gas, fuel oil, and specialty and modified asphalt. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates HollyFrontier as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full HollyFrontier Ratings Report.

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