Oceaneering International, Inc. (OII) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2013

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Oceaneering International, Inc. ( OII ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased OII stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that OII has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of OII was $62.55, representing a -4.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.37 and a 44.72% increase over the 52 week low of $43.22.

OII is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Schlumberger N.V. ( SLB ) and Halliburton Company ( HAL ). OII's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.66. Zacks Investment Research reports OII's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -60.18%, compared to an industry average of .9%.

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

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

  • IQ Global Oil Small Cap ETF ( IOIL )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services ( PXJ )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment & Services Index Fund ( IEZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IOIL with an increase of 21.79% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of OII at 9.17%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: HAL , IEZ , IOIL , OII , PXJ , SLB

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