ENSCO plc (ESV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 06, 2013

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ENSCO plc ( ESV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 21, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ESV stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 33.33% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $60.59, the dividend yield is 3.3%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ESV was $60.59, representing a -7.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.82 and a 44.85% increase over the 52 week low of $41.83.

ESV is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras ( PBR ). ESV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.25. Zacks Investment Research reports ESV's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.87%, compared to an industry average of 4.7%.


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

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

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment & Services Index Fund ( IEZ )
  • First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund ( FVI )
  • First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (based onthe Defined ( FTA )
  • First Trust Multi Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FAB )
  • Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF ( SCHG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FVI with an increase of 14.78% over the last 100 days. IEZ has the highest percent weighting of ESV at 4.09%.



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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