Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (DO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 02, 2013

By
A A A

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. ( DO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.875 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 13th quarter that DO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $67.44, the dividend yield is 5.19%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DO was $67.44, representing a -12.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.85 and a 5.46% increase over the 52 week low of $63.95.

DO is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). DO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5. Zacks Investment Research reports DO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -2.89%, compared to an industry average of -.6%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DO Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to DO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DO as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services ( PXJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXJ with an increase of 1.76% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DO at 4.89%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: DO , PTR , PXJ , TOT

NASDAQ.com News

NASDAQ.com News

More from NASDAQ.com News:

Related Videos

Stocks

Referenced

Most Active by Volume

156,268,903
  • $42.66 ▼ 9.25%
82,495,270
  • $15.63 ▼ 1.39%
75,237,775
  • $109.14 ▼ 3.50%
56,968,677
  • $34.185 ▼ 4.52%
45,203,591
  • $26.90 ▼ 3.83%
39,512,388
  • $101.44 ▼ 2.59%
39,336,657
  • $32.60 ▼ 0.61%
37,271,712
  • $24.38 ▼ 0.85%
As of 1/27/2015, 04:15 PM


Find a Credit Card

Select a credit card product by:
Select an offer:
Search
Data Provided by BankRate.com