Rowan Companies plc ( RDC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 26, 2015. Shareholders who purchased RDC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 16th quarter that RDC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $22.94, the dividend yield is 1.74%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RDC was $22.94, representing a -30.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.85 and a 33.14% increase over the 52 week low of $17.23.
RDC is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). RDC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.42. Zacks Investment Research reports RDC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 14.41%, compared to an industry average of -25.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to RDC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RDC as a top-10 holding:
- ProShares Ultra Oil & Gas ( DIG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DIG with an increase of 15.07% over the last 100 days.