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Seadrill Limited (SDRL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 10, 2014

Seadrill Limited ( SDRL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 10, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $1 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 19, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SDRL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.04% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $39.38, the dividend yield is 10.16%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SDRL was $39.38, representing a -18.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.09 and a 21.54% increase over the 52 week low of $32.40.

SDRL is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). SDRL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $10.85. Zacks Investment Research reports SDRL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 24.56%, compared to an industry average of 10.9%.

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

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

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

  • iShares MSCI Norway Capped Investable Market Index Fund (ENOR)
  • First Trust Low Beta Income ETF ( FTLB )
  • First Trust High Income ETF ( FTHI )
  • Merrill Lynch Market Oil Service HOLDRS ( OIH )
  • ALPS International Sector Dividend Dogs ETF ( IDOG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is OIH with an increase of 17.24% over the last 100 days. ENOR has the highest percent weighting of SDRL at 7.35%.

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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