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%.
Interested in gaining exposure to RIG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RIG as a top-10 holding:
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%.