Owners of Seadrill (NYSE: SDRL) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 95 cents per share. At a price of $42.73 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 8.9%.

The average volume for Seadrill has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Seadrill has a market cap of $20.1 billion and is part of the energy industry. Shares are up 16.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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Seadrill Limited provides offshore drilling services to the oil and gas industry worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Floaters, Jack-up Rigs, and Tender Rigs. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.00.

TheStreet Ratings rates Seadrill as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Seadrill Ratings Report now.

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