Seadrill Limited (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 05, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.98 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 20,
2014. Shareholders who purchased SDRL stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 3.16% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of SDRL was $36.65,
representing a -23.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.09 and
a 7.6% increase over the 52 week low of $34.06.
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 $5.47. Zacks Investment Research reports SDRL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 41.57%, compared to an
industry average of 8.8%.
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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
- Merrill Lynch Market Oil Service HOLDRS (
- SPDR Russell Small Cap Completeness ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is ENOR with an increase of
6.19% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of SDRL at 8.28%.