Transocean Ltd. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.56 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 19,
2013. Shareholders who purchased RIG stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-29.11% decrease from the prior year. At the current stock price of
$52.06, the dividend yield is 4.3%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RIG was $52.06,
representing a -12.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.50 and
a 32.4% increase over the 52 week low of $39.32.
RIG is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as PetroChina Company Limited (
) and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (
). RIG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.22. Zacks Investment Research reports RIG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.37%, compared to an
industry average of 4.6%.
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 Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment & Services Index
- SPDR Series Trust SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment &
Services ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XES with an increase of
15.36% over the last 100 days. IEZ has the highest percent
weighting of RIG at 5.08%.