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ENSCO plc (ESV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 07, 2013

ENSCO plc ( ESV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ESV stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 33.33% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of ESV was $58.32, representing a -11.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.82 and a 40.09% increase over the 52 week low of $41.63.

ESV is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). ESV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.04. Zacks Investment Research reports ESV's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 24.14%, compared to an industry average of 12.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ESV Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to ESV through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have ESV as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment & Services Index Fund ( IEZ )
  • First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund ( FVI )
  • First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (based onthe Defined ( FTA )
  • First Trust Multi Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FAB )
  • Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF ( SCHG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FVI with an increase of 16.74% over the last 100 days. IEZ has the highest percent weighting of ESV at 4.51%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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