Ensco Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (ESV)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Ensco (NYSE: ESV) is tomorrow, March 6, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 75 cents per share. At a price of $52.47 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.8%.

The average volume for Ensco has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ensco has a market cap of $12.18 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 8.8% 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 operates through three segments: Floaters, Jackups, and Other.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Ensco as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Ensco Ratings Report.

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