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

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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.



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

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