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Transocean Ltd. (RIG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 18, 2015

Transocean Ltd. ( RIG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 18, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.75 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 18, 2015. Shareholders who purchased RIG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that RIG has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of RIG was $19.05, representing a -58.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.12 and a 31.38% increase over the 52 week low of $14.50.

RIG is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). RIG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$2.62. Zacks Investment Research reports RIG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 16.17%, compared to an industry average of -10.1%.

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

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

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Oil & Gas Services Portfolio ( PXJ )
  • ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF ( SDOG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SDOG with an increase of 2.48% over the last 100 days. PXJ has the highest percent weighting of RIG at 4.59%.

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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