ENSCO plc ( ESV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 08, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.01 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 22, 2017. Shareholders who purchased ESV prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that ESV has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $4.64, the dividend yield is .86%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ESV was $4.64, representing a -61.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $12.04 and a 13.17% increase over the 52 week low of $4.10.
ESV is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Total S.A. ( TOT ) and PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ). ESV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.17. Zacks Investment Research reports ESV's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -108.45%, compared to an industry average of 12%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ESV through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ESV as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Russell 2000 Pure Value Portfolio ( PXSV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSV with an increase of 0.81% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ESV at 0.47%.
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