ENSCO plc (ESV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 06, 2014

By
A A A

ENSCO plc ( ESV ) 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 ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). 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%.

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:

  • Merrill Lynch Market Oil Service HOLDRS ( OIH )
  • iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF ( IEZ )
  • iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund ( DVY ).

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%.



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.



This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: ESV , PTR , TOT , OIH , IEZ , DVY

NASDAQ.com News

NASDAQ.com News

More from NASDAQ.com News:

Related Videos

Stocks

Referenced

Most Active by Volume

57,375,820
  • $16.20 ▼ 0.80%
46,357,695
  • $102.13 ▲ 1.23%
39,856,106
  • $3.59 ▲ 0.84%
36,749,915
  • $19.21 ▲ 5.38%
35,094,671
  • $74.63 ▼ 1.75%
25,538,058
  • $48.06 ▼ 0.23%
24,241,250
  • $38.18 ▲ 1.03%
22,422,839
  • $11.20 ▲ 3.70%
As of 8/27/2014, 04:02 PM

Find a Credit Card

Select a credit card product by:
Select an offer:
Search
Data Provided by BankRate.com