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Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (ORIG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 16, 2014

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. ( ORIG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 16, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ORIG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $17.03, the dividend yield is 4.46%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ORIG was $17.03, representing a -18.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.97 and a 5.65% increase over the 52 week low of $16.12.

ORIG is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). ORIG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.48. Zacks Investment Research reports ORIG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 60.64%, compared to an industry average of 13.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ORIG Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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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