Rowan Companies plc ( RDC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 07, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 26, 2014. Shareholders who purchased RDC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 13th quarter that RDC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $29.89, the dividend yield is 1.34%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RDC was $29.89, representing a -22.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.65 and a 1.32% increase over the 52 week low of $29.50.
RDC is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). RDC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.97. Zacks Investment Research reports RDC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 13.04%, compared to an industry average of 9.1%.