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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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Cash to Debt 0.52
SLB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. SLB: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SLB' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.54 Max: 1.72
Current: 0.52
0.03
1.72
Equity to Asset 0.53
SLB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. SLB: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SLB' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.53
0.27
0.62
Interest Coverage 9.13
SLB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
52% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.37 vs. SLB: 9.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SLB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.13  Med: 23.17 Max: 28.74
Current: 9.13
9.13
28.74
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 2.96
M-Score: -2.44
WACC vs ROIC
7.66%
7.95%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 13.94
SLB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.05 vs. SLB: 13.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SLB' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.94  Med: 19.05 Max: 29.1
Current: 13.94
13.94
29.1
Net-margin (%) -5.59
SLB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -8.57 vs. SLB: -5.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SLB' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.59  Med: 14.07 Max: 21.83
Current: -5.59
-5.59
21.83
ROE (%) -4.45
SLB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -6.90 vs. SLB: -4.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SLB' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.45  Med: 17.19 Max: 41.19
Current: -4.45
-4.45
41.19
ROA (%) -2.43
SLB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.38 vs. SLB: -2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SLB' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.43  Med: 9.8 Max: 20.43
Current: -2.43
-2.43
20.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -6.77
SLB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.80 vs. SLB: -6.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SLB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.77  Med: 36.66 Max: 92.13
Current: -6.77
-6.77
92.13
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.60
SLB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.10 vs. SLB: -3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SLB' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.6  Med: 6.9 Max: 33.3
Current: -3.6
-26.6
33.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -11.20
SLB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -8.40 vs. SLB: -11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SLB' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.7  Med: 9.5 Max: 44.4
Current: -11.2
-25.7
44.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -25.30
SLB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -6.90 vs. SLB: -25.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SLB' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30  Med: 9.1 Max: 106.9
Current: -25.3
-30
106.9
» SLB's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-10-20)


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

SLB Guru Trades in Q3 2015

John Burbank 80,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 3,347 sh (New)
George Soros 982,116 sh (New)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 59,600 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 3,645,551 sh (+59.96%)
Jim Chanos 81,056 sh (+35.99%)
David Rolfe 5,267,799 sh (+21.85%)
Steven Cohen 1,239,800 sh (+16.06%)
John Rogers 269,007 sh (+15.05%)
Dodge & Cox 62,107,301 sh (+9.30%)
Tom Gayner 652,000 sh (+4.82%)
Murray Stahl 10,789 sh (+4.35%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 6,808,922 sh (+1.18%)
Mairs and Power 2,239,567 sh (+0.22%)
David Carlson 1,100,000 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 900 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund Sold Out
Keeley Asset Management Corp Sold Out
Tom Russo Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 39,011 sh (-1.15%)
Ken Fisher 4,190,732 sh (-1.16%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,462,224 sh (-6.39%)
Mario Gabelli 18,774 sh (-6.74%)
Frank Sands 8,767,912 sh (-44.39%)
Joel Greenblatt 25,599 sh (-75.43%)
RS Investment Management 820 sh (-77.22%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,262 sh (-82.14%)
Jim Simons 77,093 sh (-88.70%)
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Q4 2015

SLB Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ron Baron 28,400 sh (New)
Jim Simons 914,593 sh (+1086.35%)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,720 sh (+163.90%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,747 sh (+11.95%)
Murray Stahl 11,989 sh (+11.12%)
John Rogers 277,953 sh (+3.33%)
Dodge & Cox 63,361,537 sh (+2.02%)
Tom Gayner 662,000 sh (+1.53%)
Ken Fisher 4,234,200 sh (+1.04%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 59,805 sh (+0.34%)
First Eagle Investment 900 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 18,774 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 820 sh (unchged)
T Boone Pickens 67,130 sh (unchged)
Spiros Segalas 2,067,018 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 4,448,324 sh (-0.31%)
Mairs and Power 2,221,524 sh (-0.81%)
Ruane Cunniff 38,486 sh (-1.35%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 6,506,879 sh (-4.44%)
David Carlson 1,050,000 sh (-4.55%)
Frank Sands 8,311,228 sh (-5.21%)
Jim Chanos 74,812 sh (-7.70%)
David Rolfe 4,757,412 sh (-9.69%)
Pioneer Investments 3,127,800 sh (-14.20%)
Steven Cohen 973,800 sh (-21.46%)
Joel Greenblatt 18,582 sh (-27.41%)
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Q1 2016

SLB Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Keeley Asset Management Corp 2,850 sh (New)
David Dreman 286 sh (New)
John Burbank 224,871 sh (New)
George Soros 322,261 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 213,670 sh (+25957.32%)
Ron Baron 38,900 sh (+36.97%)
Pioneer Investments 3,653,853 sh (+16.82%)
Joel Greenblatt 20,456 sh (+10.09%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 6,768,404 sh (+4.02%)
John Rogers 286,231 sh (+2.98%)
Murray Stahl 12,239 sh (+2.09%)
Ken Fisher 4,273,670 sh (+0.93%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 60,310 sh (+0.84%)
Tom Gayner 662,500 sh (+0.08%)
First Eagle Investment 900 sh (unchged)
David Carlson 1,050,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 3,747 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 4,443,971 sh (-0.10%)
Mairs and Power 2,211,516 sh (-0.45%)
Dodge & Cox 62,666,542 sh (-1.10%)
Mario Gabelli 18,374 sh (-2.13%)
Ruane Cunniff 35,713 sh (-7.21%)
David Rolfe 4,374,627 sh (-8.05%)
Frank Sands 7,034,657 sh (-15.36%)
Jim Chanos 62,811 sh (-16.04%)
T Boone Pickens 46,425 sh (-30.84%)
Steven Cohen 383,050 sh (-60.66%)
Jim Simons 28,693 sh (-96.86%)
Spiros Segalas 1,750,040 sh (-15.34%)
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Q2 2016

SLB Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Arnold Van Den Berg 85,223 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 1,788,886 sh (+47641.82%)
Jim Simons 1,176,504 sh (+4000.32%)
Mario Gabelli 105,554 sh (+474.47%)
Steven Cohen 1,106,000 sh (+188.74%)
Ron Baron 44,700 sh (+14.91%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,699,108 sh (+5.74%)
RS Investment Management 215,310 sh (+0.77%)
John Rogers 287,802 sh (+0.55%)
David Carlson 1,050,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 662,500 sh (unchged)
Mairs and Power 2,211,575 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 900 sh (unchged)
Jim Chanos 1,371 sh (unchged)
Spiros Segalas 1,750,040 sh (unchged)
T Boone Pickens Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Ronald Muhlenkamp 60,080 sh (-0.38%)
Ken Fisher 4,213,182 sh (-1.42%)
Murray Stahl 11,764 sh (-3.88%)
Ruane Cunniff 33,861 sh (-5.19%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 2,681 sh (-5.93%)
Frank Sands 6,578,384 sh (-6.49%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 6,268,377 sh (-7.39%)
David Rolfe 3,991,924 sh (-8.75%)
David Dreman 260 sh (-9.09%)
Dodge & Cox 54,658,662 sh (-12.78%)
Jim Chanos 54,705 sh (-12.91%)
Pioneer Investments 3,173,509 sh (-13.15%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,101 sh (-50.62%)
John Burbank 54,965 sh (-75.56%)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Services » Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
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Schlumberger Ltd is a supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry. Its business segments are Reservoir Characterization Group, Drilling Group and Production Group.

Schlumberger Ltd was founded in 1926. The Company is a supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to the international oil and gas exploration and production industry. Its business segments are Reservoir Characterization Group, Drilling Group and Production Group. The Reservoir Characterization Group consists of the principal Technologies involved in finding and defining hydrocarbon resources. These include WesternGeco, Wireline, Testing Services, Schlumberger Information Solutions (SIS) and PetroTechnical Services. The Drilling Group consists of the principal Technologies involved in the drilling and positioning of oil and gas wells and comprises Bits & Advanced Technologies, M-I SWACO, Geoservices, Drilling & Measurements, Drilling Tools & Remedial, Saxon Rig Services and Integrated Project Management well construction projects. The Production Group consists of the principal Technologies involved in the lifetime production of oil and gas reservoirs and includes Well Services, Completions, Artificial Lift, Well Intervention, Water Services and Schlumberger Production Management field production projects. It operates through four geographic areas, North America, Latin America, Europe/CIS/Africa and Middle East & Asia. The Company is subject to increasingly stringent laws and regulations relating to importation and use of hazardous materials, radioactive materials, chemicals and explosives and to environmental protection, including laws and regulations governing air emissions, hydraulic fracturing, water discharges and waste management.

Guru Investment Theses on Schlumberger Ltd

David Rolfe Comments on Schlumberger - Jul 13, 2016

Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) contributed .42% to composite performance during the quarter. Despite the dramatic decline in exploration and production (E&P) capex budgets during the past 18 months, Schlumberger continues to reinforce its competitive positioning relative to other integrated oil service companies. With one of the largest, most highly-skilled upstream workforces in the private sector, and nearly $7 billion in cumulative research and development spent during the previous up-cycle, we think Schlumberger is poised to take an increased budget share of E&P spending as the Company’s customers outsource more services to improve returns in a “lower-for-longer” oil price environment. We expect Schlumberger’s earnings to significantly rebound in 2017, driven by increased market share as well as the release of over two years of pent-up E&P spending.

From David Rolfe (Trades, Portfolio)'s second quarter 2016 Wedgewood Partners Client Letter.

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GAMCO Global Growth Fund Comments on Schlumberger Ltd. - Feb 22, 2016

Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE:SLB) (2.2%) (SLB – $69.75 – NYSE) is the world’s leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry worldwide. Employing approximately 105,000 people representing over 140 nationalities and working in more than 85 countries, Schlumberger provides the industry’s widest range of products and services from exploration through production.





From the GAMCO Global Growth Fund fourth quarter 2015 commentary.



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Dodge & Cox Comments on Schlumberger - Nov 19, 2015

Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB)—the world’s leading diversified oilfield services company—provides a variety of technology-based services that enable companies to identify hydrocarbon reservoirs, drill complex wells, manage production, and maximize recovery over the life of the well. The company is most dominant in international markets, where it is often larger than its next two biggest competitors combined. This leading scale contributes to its superior profitability and free cash flow generation. As a result, Schlumberger has historically traded at a premium valuation compared to its peers. That said, valuations for the Oil Services industry are low relative to historical averages; and, when compared to other leading global industrial companies, Schlumberger’s valuation at 2.3 times sales looks reasonable.



Although the near-term outlook for oil prices is uncertain, we believe Schlumberger’s long-term growth prospects are attractive. Through its research and development (R&D) program and targeted acquisition strategy, Schlumberger is able to offer advanced and integrated services that are differentiated and improve a customer’s productivity per well. Furthermore, Schlumberger is in the midst of a restructuring program to increase efficiency and reduce capital intensity. Management has proactively adjusted its cost structure to deal with reduced activity levels in the current environment. These efforts have enabled the company to continue generating attractive levels of free cash flow, which provide strategic options for reinvesting in the business or for returning capital to shareholders. Continued industry consolidation should improve the competitive and pricing environment. Halliburton’s proposed acquisition of Baker Hughes would combine the second- and third-largest industry competitors. While weaker demand and a low oil price environment have weighed on Schlumberger’s share price, we believe its valuation, solid balance sheet, cash flow generation, and prospects make it an attractive long-term investment opportunity. We recently added to the position (a 3.1% holding on June 30).



The upcoming challenge for Express Scripts is in specialty drugs, which are used to treat chronic, complex diseases, including cancer, hepatitis, and multiple sclerosis. In the United States, this segment accounts for only 1% of volume, yet 25 to 30% of all drug spending. Biotech companies have maintained pricing power in this segment as disease complexity necessitates innovative and unique therapies. At over ten times the price of the average prescription, however, a need exists to manage the costs of these drugs, which we view as an attractive long-term growth opportunity. Express Scripts, with 30% market share in specialty drugs, is best positioned to help patients receive needed treatments cost effectively. Given the emergence of biosimilars and substitute treatments for older biotech drugs, Express Scripts’ strategy has the potential to influence prices in this segment.



During the second quarter, we increased the Fund’s position in Express Scripts after weighing the company’s fundamental outlook against its valuation. We believe Express Scripts’ strong business franchise, significant scale advantage, financial stability, growth opportunities, and reasonable valuation at 15.5 times forward earnings present an attractive investment opportunity. On June 30, Express Scripts was a 2.1% position in the Fund.





From Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund second quarter 2015 commentary.



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David Rolfe Comments on Schlumberger - Oct 15, 2015

As oil prices entered their third bear market in 15 months, Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) shares continued to underperform relative to the broad equity indices. We continue to see SLB as a best-in-class service provider that is aggressively investing in its integrated services offerings. We think SLB's unique advantage, which includes its industry leading army of oil and gas engineers, allows them to perform roles usually more associated with asset managers - not necessarily growing by quantity of services rendered, but by increasing the performance and output of the assets under management of their clients (in SLB's case, oil and gas wells), then capturing a fee for driving that performance. In-line with this shift, SLB recently announced the acquisition of Cameron International for close to $15 billion in total consideration. We see Cameron's core competency as being focused on "surface" equipment and services. This complements what we think is SLB's market share leadership in "down hole" services, providing SLB with more resources to continue their shift towards more fully managing E&P client assets. As oil service industry consolidation continues apace, we think SLB will emerge from this cycle in an enviable competitive position, relative to talent-starved E&P clients. While the negativity in SLB shares has been palpable and oil price volatility unseen in a generation, we think the long-term, pent-up earnings power of their business is very attractive relative to today's historically depressed valuations, so we added to our weighting in shares.

From David Rolfe (Trades, Portfolio)'s Wedgewood Partners third quarter 2015 letter.

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Dodge & Cox’s Stock Fund Comments on Schlumberger NV - Feb 16, 2015

Schlumberger (SLB), the world’s leading oil services company, is the most technologically-focused company among the integrated oilfield service companies, with double the R&D budget of its closest peer. We believe that its consistent spending on technology (e.g., enhanced recovery techniques, seismic interpretation, directional drilling) has provided the company with a competitive advantage that is sustainable over time. The company’s innovation efforts have enabled the industry to extract oil and gas from deepwater and shale resources that were previously cost-prohibitive or physically challenging to reach. Schlumberger is the dominant international provider in key markets, including the Middle East and Russia. The majority of its revenues come from outside the United States, and its international business has higher margins than its U.S. operations. We believe that Schlumberger is well positioned to continue to benefit from the long- term relationships it has with international oil companies and producing nations. If the price of oil remains low, the company will face a challenging environment. Relative to competitors, its strong franchises and solid balance sheet and cash flow should allow the company to endure an extended downturn. Weighing this risk with Schlumberger’s valuation and opportunities, we believe that the company (a 2.5% position in the Fund) remains an attractive investment opportunity.



From Dodge & Cox’s Stock Fund Q4 2014 Shareholder Letter.



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Top Ranked Articles about Schlumberger Ltd

David Rolfe Comments on Schlumberger Guru stock highlight
Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) contributed .42% to composite performance during the quarter. Despite the dramatic decline in exploration and production (E&P) capex budgets during the past 18 months, Schlumberger continues to reinforce its competitive positioning relative to other integrated oil service companies. With one of the largest, most highly-skilled upstream workforces in the private sector, and nearly $7 billion in cumulative research and development spent during the previous up-cycle, we think Schlumberger is poised to take an increased budget share of E&P spending as the Company’s customers outsource more services to improve returns in a “lower-for-longer” oil price environment. We expect Schlumberger’s earnings to significantly rebound in 2017, driven by increased market share as well as the release of over two years of pent-up E&P spending. Read more...
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GAMCO Global Growth Fund Comments on Schlumberger Ltd. Guru stock highlight
Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE:SLB) (2.2%) (SLB – $69.75 – NYSE) is the world’s leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry worldwide. Employing approximately 105,000 people representing over 140 nationalities and working in more than 85 countries, Schlumberger provides the industry’s widest range of products and services from exploration through production. Read more...
Weekly 3-Year Low Highlights: Schlumberger, Nomura Holdings, CenturyLink, Hess A review of companies whose stocks have recently reached their 3-year low prices
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Dodge & Cox Comments on Schlumberger Guru stock highlight
Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB)—the world’s leading diversified oilfield services company—provides a variety of technology-based services that enable companies to identify hydrocarbon reservoirs, drill complex wells, manage production, and maximize recovery over the life of the well. The company is most dominant in international markets, where it is often larger than its next two biggest competitors combined. This leading scale contributes to its superior profitability and free cash flow generation. As a result, Schlumberger has historically traded at a premium valuation compared to its peers. That said, valuations for the Oil Services industry are low relative to historical averages; and, when compared to other leading global industrial companies, Schlumberger’s valuation at 2.3 times sales looks reasonable. Read more...
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David Rolfe Comments on Schlumberger Guru stock highlight
As oil prices entered their third bear market in 15 months, Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) shares continued to underperform relative to the broad equity indices. We continue to see SLB as a best-in-class service provider that is aggressively investing in its integrated services offerings. We think SLB's unique advantage, which includes its industry leading army of oil and gas engineers, allows them to perform roles usually more associated with asset managers - not necessarily growing by quantity of services rendered, but by increasing the performance and output of the assets under management of their clients (in SLB's case, oil and gas wells), then capturing a fee for driving that performance. In-line with this shift, SLB recently announced the acquisition of Cameron International for close to $15 billion in total consideration. We see Cameron's core competency as being focused on "surface" equipment and services. This complements what we think is SLB's market share leadership in "down hole" services, providing SLB with more resources to continue their shift towards more fully managing E&P client assets. As oil service industry consolidation continues apace, Read more...

Ratios

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Forward P/E 72.99
SLB's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
97% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.95 vs. SLB: 72.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 2.66
SLB's P/B is ranked lower than
84% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. SLB: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SLB' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.22  Med: 3.39 Max: 10.9
Current: 2.66
2.22
10.9
P/S 3.48
SLB's P/S is ranked lower than
83% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. SLB: 3.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SLB' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.64  Med: 2.98 Max: 6.09
Current: 3.48
1.64
6.09
PFCF 20.14
SLB's PFCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.76 vs. SLB: 20.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SLB' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12  Med: 34.29 Max: 131.5
Current: 20.14
12
131.5
POCF 13.97
SLB's POCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. SLB: 13.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SLB' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.56  Med: 14.67 Max: 27.36
Current: 13.97
6.56
27.36
EV-to-EBITDA 44.67
SLB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
93% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.55 vs. SLB: 44.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SLB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5  Med: 11.5 Max: 45.45
Current: 44.67
5
45.45
Shiller P/E 22.35
SLB's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
68% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.62 vs. SLB: 22.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SLB' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.37  Med: 29.66 Max: 98.07
Current: 22.35
16.37
98.07
Current Ratio 1.86
SLB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. SLB: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SLB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.65 Max: 2.62
Current: 1.86
1.11
2.62
Quick Ratio 1.52
SLB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. SLB: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SLB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 1.4 Max: 2.22
Current: 1.52
0.95
2.22
Days Inventory 62.17
SLB's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 55.85 vs. SLB: 62.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SLB' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.18  Med: 46.21 Max: 62.17
Current: 62.17
31.18
62.17
Days Sales Outstanding 113.52
SLB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
80% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 66.98 vs. SLB: 113.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SLB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 80.51  Med: 90.03 Max: 113.52
Current: 113.52
80.51
113.52

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.45
SLB's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
54% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. SLB: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SLB' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.35 Max: 3.17
Current: 2.45
0.59
3.17
Dividend Growth (3y) 22.10
SLB's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.30 vs. SLB: 22.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SLB' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.2  Med: 6.3 Max: 26
Current: 22.1
-7.2
26
Forward Dividend Yield 2.44
SLB's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
51% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. SLB: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.68
SLB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
67% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. SLB: 5.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SLB' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 3.13 Max: 7.34
Current: 5.68
1.37
7.34
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.80
SLB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. SLB: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SLB' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.3  Med: -0.9 Max: 18.9
Current: 1.8
-28.3
18.9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 14.07
SLB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
97% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. SLB: 14.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SLB' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.29  Med: 6.95 Max: 39.48
Current: 14.07
3.29
39.48
Price/Projected FCF 1.44
SLB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. SLB: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SLB' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 2.69 Max: 5.98
Current: 1.44
1.05
5.98
Price/Median PS Value 1.18
SLB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. SLB: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SLB' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.18
0.46
1.95
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.01
SLB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. SLB: -1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SLB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.01  Med: 6 Max: 15.2
Current: -1.01
-1.01
15.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -2.94
SLB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.94 vs. SLB: -2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SLB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.94  Med: 11.9 Max: 45.9
Current: -2.94
-2.94
45.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $30,140
EPS (TTM) $ -1.18
Beta0.93
Short Percentage of Float1.34%
52-Week Range $59.60 - 83.97
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,390.69

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 27,204 31,035 40,881
EPS ($) 0.07 1.89 3.95
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.07 1.89 3.95
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
9.99%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.71 1.77 2.08
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