ENSCO plc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.75 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 21,
2014. 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 same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of ESV was $52.36,
representing a -18.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.14 and
a 8.52% increase over the 52 week low of $48.25.
ESV is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as PetroChina Company Limited (
) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. (
). ESV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $6.07. Zacks Investment Research reports ESV's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.55%, compared to an
industry average of 5.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to ESV through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ESV as a top-10 holding:
- Merrill Lynch Market Oil Service HOLDRS (
- iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is DVY with an increase of
10.64% over the last 100 days. OIH has the highest percent
weighting of ESV at 4.02%.