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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU) is tomorrow, February 27, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 39 cents per share. At a price of $44.36 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.5%. The average volume for Northeast Utilities has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Northeast Utilities has a market cap of $13.99 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 4.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Northeast Utilities, a public utility company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the energy delivery business. It operates in four segments: Electric Distribution, Electric Transmission, Natural Gas Distribution, and Other.