NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Linn Energy (Nasdaq: LINE) is tomorrow, January 9, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 24 cents per share. At a price of $32.32 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 9.1%. The average volume for Linn Energy has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Linn Energy has a market cap of $7.49 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 4.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Linn Energy, LLC, an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas properties.