Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 05, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.875 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 02,
2014. Shareholders who purchased DO stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
16th quarter that DO has paid the same dividend. At the current
stock price of $53.66, the dividend yield is 6.52%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DO was $53.66,
representing a -26.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.19 and
a 22.82% 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 $3.73. Zacks Investment Research reports DO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -22.59%, compared to an
industry average of 15.3%.
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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:
- First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF (
- SPDR Series Trust SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment &
Services ETF (
- WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund (
- First Trust Multi Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXN with an increase of
10.33% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of DO at 3.07%.