Transocean Ltd. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 28, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.75 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 18,
2014. Shareholders who purchased RIG stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
33.93% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $42.55, the dividend yield is 7.05%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RIG was $42.55,
representing a -23.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.74 and
a 10.61% increase over the 52 week low of $38.47.
RIG is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as PetroChina Company Limited (
) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. (
). RIG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.23. Zacks Investment Research reports RIG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.95%, compared to an
industry average of 12.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to RIG through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RIG as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services (
- Merrill Lynch Market Oil Service HOLDRS (
- iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IEZ with an increase of
9.51% over the last 100 days. PXJ has the highest percent weighting
of RIG at 4.86%.