Seadrill Limited (SDRL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 04, 2012

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Seadrill Limited ( SDRL ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 04, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $1.7 per share scheduled for December 21, 2012. Shareholders who purchased SDRL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 102.38% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $38.6, the dividend yield is 17.62%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SDRL was $38.6, representing a -8.83% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.34 and a 23.05% increase over the 52 week low of $31.37.

SDRL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.11. Zacks Investment Research reports SDRL's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -1.23%, compared to an industry average of 9.3%.

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

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

  • MSCI Norway Capped Investable Market Index Fund (ENOR)
  • Guggenheim Global Dividend Opportunities Index ETF ( LVL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ENOR with an increase of 16.05% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SDRL at 9%.



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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