MarkWest Energy Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (MWE)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for MarkWest Energy Partners (NYSE: MWE) is Monday, February 4, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 82 cents per share. At a price of $55.47 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 6%.

The average volume for MarkWest Energy has been 927,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. MarkWest Energy has a market cap of $6.44 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 7.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Markwest Energy Partners, L.P., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the gathering, processing, and transportation of natural gas in the southwest, Gulf Coast, and northeast regions of the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 111.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates MarkWest Energy as a buy. Among the primary strengths of the company is its generally strong cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full MarkWest Energy Ratings Report.

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