There are lots of reasons to like rig company Ensco (NYSE:ESV). With a young fleet of ultra-deepwater rigs, a standardized rig design to lower maintenance times, and several new rigs coming online in the next couple years, Ensco probably should, like Seadrill (NYSE:SDRL), be considered a top player in the rig space.
If Ensco's strategic position in the rig industry isn't enough to convince you, then perhaps the company's recent move to raise its dividend by 50% might. Tune into the video below to find out why Ensco has the best qualities of Seadrill, Transocean (NYSE:RIG), and Diamond Offshore (NYSE:DO) in one company and whether it will be able to maintain this hefty 5.5% dividend yield over the long term.
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