Schlumberger Limited supplies technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry worldwide. More Details
High growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Schlumberger's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SLB is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SLB's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Energy Services
1 Year Return
US Energy Services
Return vs Industry: SLB matched the US Energy Services industry which returned 98.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SLB exceeded the US Market which returned 49.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Schlumberger's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 year ago | Simply Wall StWhat Type Of Shareholder Owns Schlumberger Limited's (NYSE:SLB)?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StDid Changing Sentiment Drive Schlumberger's (NYSE:SLB) Share Price Down A Worrying 60%?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StNeed To Know: Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) Insiders Have Been Selling Shares
Is Schlumberger undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SLB ($31.76) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($35.63)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SLB is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SLB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Energy Services industry average.
PE vs Market: SLB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SLB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SLB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.5x) compared to the US Energy Services industry average (1.2x).
How is Schlumberger forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 22 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SLB is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: SLB is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: SLB's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SLB's revenue (11% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SLB's revenue (11% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SLB's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (22.5%)
How has Schlumberger performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SLB is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SLB is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SLB is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 52.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SLB's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SLB is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Energy Services industry (24.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SLB has a negative Return on Equity (-21.63%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Schlumberger's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SLB's short term assets ($12.8B) exceed its short term liabilities ($9.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: SLB's short term assets ($12.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($19.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SLB's debt to equity ratio (120%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SLB's debt to equity ratio has increased from 60.2% to 120% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable SLB has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: SLB is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 18.7% per year.
What is Schlumberger current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SLB's dividend (1.57%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.28%).
High Dividend: SLB's dividend (1.57%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.48%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SLB's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SLB's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SLB is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SLB's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (37% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Olivier Le Peuch (56 yo)
Mr. Olivier Le Peuch has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of Schlumberger Limited since August 1, 2019. Mr. Le Peuch served as Chief Operating Officer at Schlumberger Limited since February 8, 201...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Olivier's total compensation ($USD5.65M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.15M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Olivier's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SLB's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: SLB's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SLB insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Schlumberger Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Schlumberger Limited
- Ticker: SLB
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1926
- Industry: Oil and Gas Equipment and Services
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$44.411b
- Shares outstanding: 1.40b
- Website: https://www.slb.com
Number of Employees
- Schlumberger Limited
- 5599 San Felipe
- 17th Floor
- United States
Schlumberger Limited supplies technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry worldwide. It operates in four divisions: Digital & Integration, Re...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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