Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 01, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.875 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DO stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 14th quarter that DO has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $62.73, the dividend yield is 5.58%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DO was $62.73,
representing a -18.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.85 and
a 4.41% increase over the 52 week low of $60.08.
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 $4.4. Zacks Investment Research reports DO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -6.37%, compared to an
industry average of .6%.
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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 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXJ with an increase of
13.46% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of DO at 4.67%.