ScovilleUnits Thursday, 07/22/10 06:05:00 PM Re: None Post # of 68 DO declares Cash Dividend of $0.75 Per Share? What? .... $.75/year divy / 4qtrs = $.1875/Qtr. PR's flawed and/or? Whatever....???....>>> Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. Declares Special Cash Dividend of $0.75 Per Share Thursday , July 22, 2010 07:00ET Also Declares Regular Cash Dividend of $0.125 Per Share HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) announced today that the Company has declared a special quarterly cash dividend of $0.75 per share of common stock and a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per share of common stock. Both dividends are payable on September 1, 2010 to shareholders of record on August 2, 2010. The Board reiterated its stated policy of considering paying special cash dividends, in amounts to be determined, on a quarterly basis. Any determination to declare a special dividend, as well as the amount of any special dividend that may be declared, will be based on the Company's financial position, earnings, earnings outlook, capital spending plans, and other relevant factors at that time. ~ Who’s Manipulating Your Mouse?