Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (DO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 03, 2013

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Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. ( DO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.875 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 12th quarter that DO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $67.91, the dividend yield is 5.15%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DO was $67.91, representing a -11.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.85 and a 21.64% 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 ( PTR ) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras ( PBR ). DO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.12. Zacks Investment Research reports DO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -6.2%, compared to an industry average of 5.5%.

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 )
  • WisdomTree Global Natural Resources International Index ( GNAT )
  • WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund ( DTN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXJ with an increase of 16.06% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DO at 4.77%.



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.



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Referenced Stocks: DO , DTN , GNAT , PBR , PTR , PXJ

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