Ensco PLC Class A Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (ESV)
The ex-dividend date for Ensco PLC Class A (NYSE:ESV) is tomorrow, March 7, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 50 cents per share. At a price of $58.79 as of 9:32 a.m., the dividend yield is 2.8%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Ensco PLC Class A (NYSE: ESV) is tomorrow, March 7, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 50 cents per share. At a price of $58.79 as of 9:32 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.8%. The average volume for Ensco PLC Class A has been two million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ensco PLC Class A has a market cap of $13.57 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 1.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Ensco plc provides offshore contract drilling services to the oil and gas industry worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Ensco PLC Class A as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Ensco PLC Class A Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE.