Transocean Ltd. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 21, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.56 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RIG stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At
the current stock price of $46.53, the dividend yield is 4.81%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RIG was $46.53,
representing a -21.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.50 and
a 6.6% increase over the 52 week low of $43.65.
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 $1.92. Zacks Investment Research reports RIG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.83%, compared to an
industry average of -.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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:
- iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IEZ with an increase of
2.83% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of RIG at 4.62%.