Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.875 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DO stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 11th quarter that DO has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of DO was $74.18,
representing a -3.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.85 and
a 32.87% increase over the 52 week low of $55.83.
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 $5.18. Zacks Investment Research reports DO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -2.72%, compared to an
industry average of 7.2%.
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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:
- PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services (
- WisdomTree Global Natural Resources International Index (
- WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXJ with an increase of
7.2% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of DO at 4.77%.