Stock In Spotlight: Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB)

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Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) closed its last session at $77.05. The stock traded within a range of $75.42 and $77.22. The company operates in the Energy sector with a market capitalization of 106.71 Million. Trading volume for Schlumberger Limited was 10.25 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) has an average volume of 9.04 Million.

Company Profile

Schlumberger Limited is the world’s leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. Schlumberger supplies the industry’s most comprehensive range of products and services, from exploration through production and integrated pore-to-pipeline solutions for hydrocarbon recovery that optimize reservoir performance. Schlumberger manages its business through 35 GeoMarket regions, which are grouped into four geographic areas: North America, Latin America, Europe & Africa, Russia, Middle East and Asia. The GeoMarket structure offers customers a single point of contact at the local level for field operations and brings together geographically focused teams to meet local needs and deliver customized solutions. Schlumberger operates in many varied and often challenging geographical environments. Schlumberger maintained to the highest standards of the health and safety of their employees, customers and contractors.

Analyst Views

Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) received a Buy rating from 8 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 1 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) touched its 1-Year High price of $87.84 on 01/19/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $61.02 on 11/16/17.

EPS & Financials

Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.42/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.42/Share by a difference of $0. This showed a surprise of 0% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 33 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.45/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.49/share and a low EPS of $0.42/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $8.13 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 8.38 Billion and 7.96 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) has a 20-Day average volume of 9.21 Million. According to today’s trading volume Schlumberger Limited is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.1 Percent and Institutional ownership of 81.7 Percent. The return on assets stands at 0.7%, Return on Equity currently is 1.4% and the Return on Investment value is -1.7%.

Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) gross margin percentage stands at 13.3% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 4.2 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 1.9 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 13% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 17.81 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 13.41 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 14.33 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 4.2%. The return on invested capital is at -1.7%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 210.48.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 13.41%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 14.33% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.