Seadrill Limited (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 03, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.95 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SDRL stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 4.4% increase over the prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $42.71, the dividend yield is 8.9%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SDRL was $42.71,
representing a -11.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.09 and
a 23.55% increase over the 52 week low of $34.57.
SDRL is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as PetroChina Company Limited (
) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. (
). SDRL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.02. Zacks Investment Research reports SDRL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 23.98%, compared to an
industry average of -6%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to SDRL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SDRL as a top-10 holding:
- iShares MSCI Norway Capped Investable Market Index Fund
- SPDR Russell Small Cap Completeness ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RSCO with an increase of
12.54% over the last 100 days. ENOR has the highest percent
weighting of SDRL at 9.67%.