ENSCO plc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 07, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 22,
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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of ESV was $58.32,
representing a -11.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.82 and
a 40.09% increase over the 52 week low of $41.63.
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 $5.04. Zacks Investment Research reports ESV's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 24.14%, compared to an
industry average of 12.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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
- First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund (
- First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (based onthe
- First Trust Multi Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (
- Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FVI with an increase of
16.74% over the last 100 days. IEZ has the highest percent
weighting of ESV at 4.51%.