Atwood Oceanics, Inc. ( ATW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 31, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 09, 2015. Shareholders who purchased ATW prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $27.64, the dividend yield is 3.62%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ATW was $27.64, representing a -48.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.90 and a 5.83% increase over the 52 week low of $26.12.
ATW is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). ATW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.67. Zacks Investment Research reports ATW's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 29.52%, compared to an industry average of -14.2%.