Schlumberger posts first revenue rise in 9 quarters as drilling recovers

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It worsened, as 65 investors sold Schlumberger Limited. shares while 567 reduced holdings. (NYSE:SLB), 23 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. The company retained its EPS outlook of $5.55 - $6.05 on revenue of $2.85 - $2.99 billion for full year. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.61%. Despite these positives, Schlumberger failed to show pricing strength as its shares underperformed the broader industry in the last one year. Following this, the stock is trading volatile.

Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 25 cents per share, meeting the average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research. The company has market cap of $103.30 billion. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a buy rating and issued a $99.00 price target on shares of Schlumberger Limited.in a report on Thursday, April 6th. Deutsche Bank AG set a $101.00 price target on Schlumberger Limited. and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, January 23rd. They issued a hold rating and a $92.00 price target on the stock.

Paal Kibsgaard, chairman and chief executive officer of Schlumberger Limited, pauses during a panel session at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Schlumberger Limited. has a 52 week low of $72.00 and a 52 week high of $87.84 The company's market cap is now $0.

Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB) had its target price raised to $91.00 by Vetr Inc.in a report released 4/20/2017. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $78.61 and a 200-day moving average price of $81.52.

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Schlumberger Limited. had a negative net margin of 6.07% and a positive return on equity of 3.81%. (NYSE:SLB) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday.

The results met Wall Street expectations.

Since the start of the New Year, Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) shares have seen a move of -8.34%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.65 EPS.

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On a per-share basis, The Hague, Netherlands-based company said it had a profit of 20 cents. Company insiders own 0.36% of the company's stock. Finally, Bright Rock Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Schlumberger Limited.by 12.0% in the first quarter. The company's stock had a trading volume of 8,053,851 shares.

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