Transocean Ltd. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 19, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.56 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 19, 2014. Shareholders who purchased RIG stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that RIG has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of RIG was $43.13,
representing a -24.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.49 and
a 4.08% increase over the 52 week low of $41.44.
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 $4.48. Zacks Investment Research reports RIG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.68%, compared to an
industry average of .3%.
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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 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IEZ with an increase of
1.9% over the last 100 days. PXJ has the highest percent weighting
of RIG at 4.77%.