Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 04, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.875 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased DO stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 17th quarter that DO has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $46.79, the dividend yield is 7.48%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DO was $46.79,
representing a -32.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.34 and
a 7.1% increase over the 52 week low of $43.69.
DO is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such
as PetroChina Company Limited (
) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. (
). DO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.05. Zacks Investment Research reports DO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -32.37%, compared to an
industry average of 10.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to DO through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DO as a top-10 holding:
- WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of
3.35% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of DO at 1.08%.