NYSE:SLB

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Executive Summary

Schlumberger Limited supplies technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Established dividend payer with moderate growth potential.


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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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.7%

SLB

-4.4%

US Energy Services

0.9%

US Market


1 Year Return

-28.2%

SLB

-33.9%

US Energy Services

15.5%

US Market

Return vs Industry: SLB exceeded the US Energy Services industry which returned -33.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SLB underperformed the US Market which returned 15.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SLBIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.7%-4.4%0.9%
30 Day7.4%2.7%4.7%
90 Day2.3%-1.3%6.6%
1 Year-24.4%-28.2%-31.9%-33.9%18.1%15.5%
3 Year-52.6%-57.5%-53.8%-59.9%48.0%38.5%
5 Year-58.7%-64.8%-64.2%-69.5%62.1%44.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Schlumberger's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Schlumberger undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

10.6%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SLB ($34.69) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($38.82)

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 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 (2x) compared to the US Energy Services industry average (0.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Schlumberger forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 27 analysts?

111.6%

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 (2.7%).

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 (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SLB's revenue (4.4% 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 low in 3 years time (11%).


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Past Performance

How has Schlumberger performed over the past 5 years?

-53.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SLB has large one-off items impacting its financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: SLB's current net profit margins (-30.2%) are lower than last year (-2%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SLB is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -53.1% 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 (-16.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SLB has a negative Return on Equity (-40.7%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Schlumberger's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SLB's short term assets ($16.2B) exceeds its short term liabilities ($12.5B)

Long Term Liabilities: SLB's short term assets ($16.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities (21.2B)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SLB's debt to equity ratio (61.2%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: SLB's debt to equity ratio has increased from 32.2% to 61.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SLB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (37%).

Interest Coverage: SLB is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: SLB has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: SLB's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.1x debt).


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Dividend

What is Schlumberger's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

5.77%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

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Dividend Yield vs Market

company5.8%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage4.2%forecastin3Years5.8%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: SLB's dividend (5.77%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.43%).

High Dividend: SLB's dividend (5.77%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.65%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SLB's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: SLB's dividend payments have increased 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 covered by earnings (80.6% payout ratio).


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Management

What is the CEO of Schlumberger's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Olivier Le Peuch (55yo)

0.3yrs

Tenure

US$7,496,977

Compensation

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 ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.01M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Olivier's compensation with company performance.


Management Age and Tenure

4.7yrs

Average Tenure

54.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: SLB's management team is considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

4.6yrs

Average Tenure

62.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SLB's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: SLB insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$322,29012 Nov 19
Howard Guild
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Accounting Officer
Chief Accounting Officer
Shares9,000
Max PriceUS$35.81
SellUS$2,332,85012 Nov 19
Patrick Arnold Schorn
EntityIndividual
Shares65,000
Max PriceUS$35.89
SellUS$167,75022 Oct 19
Simon Farrant
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Investor Relations
Vice President of Investor Relations
Shares5,000
Max PriceUS$33.55
SellUS$976,47426 Jul 19
Stephanie Cox
EntityIndividual
Shares24,057
Max PriceUS$40.59
SellUS$374,18729 Apr 19
Alexander Juden
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Legal Officer
Secretary & General Counsel
Shares8,643
Max PriceUS$43.29
SellUS$1,152,50023 Apr 19
Simon Ayat
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Financial Officer
Executive VP & CFO
Shares25,000
Max PriceUS$46.10
BuyUS$375,50021 Dec 18
Patrick Arnold Schorn
EntityIndividual
Shares10,000
Max PriceUS$37.55

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Management Team

  • Ashok Belani (60yo)

    Executive Vice President of Technology

    • Tenure: 8.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$5.03m
  • Simon Ayat (64yo)

    Executive VP & CFO

    • Tenure: 12.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$5.59m
  • Howard Guild (47yo)

    Chief Accounting Officer

    • Tenure: 14.3yrs
  • Olivier Le Peuch (55yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$7.50m
  • Alex Juden (58yo)

    Secretary & General Counsel

    • Tenure: 10.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$7.12m
  • Aaron Floridia (50yo)

    Senior Advisor to Chief Operating Officer

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.38m
  • Khaled Al Mogharbel (48yo)

    Executive Vice President of Operations

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.52m
  • Simon Farrant (54yo)

    Vice President of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 5.8yrs
  • Eric Abecassis

    Chief Information Officer

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
  • Joao Felix

    Director of Corporate Communication

    • Tenure: 3.6yrs

Board Members

  • Peter L. Currie (62yo)

    Lead Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$401.17k
  • Indra Nooyi (63yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$336.23k
  • Mark Papa (72yo)

    Non-Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • Henri Seydoux (58yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 10.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$338.73k
  • Lubna Al-Olayan (63yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 8.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$328.73k
  • Olivier Le Peuch (55yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$7.50m
  • Miguel Galuccio (50yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 2.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$333.73k
  • Leo Reif (68yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 12.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$377.98k
  • Nikolay Kudryavtsev (68yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 12.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$338.73k
  • Tatiana Mitrova (44yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$125.19k

Company Information

Schlumberger Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Schlumberger Limited
  • Ticker: SLB
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1926
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Equipment and Services
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: US$48.024b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.38b
  • Website: https://www.slb.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Schlumberger Limited
  • 3600 Briarpark Drive
  • Houston
  • Texas
  • 77042
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SLBNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 1968
SCLLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDJan 1968
SLBSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesCommon StockCHCHFJan 1968
SLB NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNJan 1968
SLBBASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockARARSJan 1968
SLBENXTPA (Euronext Paris)YesCommon StockFREURJan 1968
SCLDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJan 1968
SLBZBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesCommon StockGBEURJan 1968
SLBBASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)CEDEAR EACH 3 REPR 1 ORD USD0.01ARARSJul 2001
SLBG34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EACH REPR 1 COM USD0.01BRBRLAug 2012

Biography

Schlumberger Limited supplies technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry worldwide. The company’s Reservoir Characterization segment offers  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/11/18 23:44
End of Day Share Price2019/11/18 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.