Consol Energy Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (CNX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Consol Energy (NYSE: CNX) is tomorrow, December 19, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $34.28 as of 9:56 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.5%.

The average volume for Consol Energy has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Consol Energy has a market cap of $7.68 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 8.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

CONSOL Energy Inc. produces coal and natural gas for energy and raw material markets. The company is involved in the mining, preparation, and marketing steam coal primarily to electric power generation industry; and metallurgical coal to steel and coke producers. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Consol Energy as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full Consol Energy Ratings Report.

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