ENSCO plc (ESV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 05, 2013

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ENSCO plc ( ESV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.75 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ESV stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 50% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $59.31, the dividend yield is 5.06%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ESV was $59.31, representing a -9.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.82 and a 16.27% increase over the 52 week low of $51.01.

ESV is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). ESV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.47. Zacks Investment Research reports ESV's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.42%, compared to an industry average of -6.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ESV Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF ( IEZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IEZ with an increase of 7.25% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ESV at 3.53%.



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: ESV , IEZ , PTR , TOT

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