Owners of Linn Energy (NASDAQ: LINE) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 24 cents per share. At a price of $24.29 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 12%. The average volume for Linn Energy has been 4.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Linn Energy has a market cap of $5.7 billion and is part of the energy industry. Shares are down 31.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. Linn Energy, LLC, an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas properties. TheStreet Ratings rates Linn Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Linn Energy Ratings Report now.