Seadrill Limited (SDRL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 03, 2013

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Seadrill Limited ( SDRL ) 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 ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). 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%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SDRL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 (ENOR)
  • SPDR Russell Small Cap Completeness ETF ( RSCO ).

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%.



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: PTR , RSCO , SDRL , TOT

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