Buy This Now For Growth And Dividend Growth – Schlumberger Limited (SLB)

Juden Alexander C., Secretary and General Counsel, subtracted 8,643 shares of Schlumberger Limited (SLB) from its portfolio at the rate of $43.29 per share valuing $374,187 on Apr 26. The insider left behind 70,260 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Schlumberger Limited (SLB) was $40.97. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $41.29, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $41.61. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $40.36 and a 2nd Support Level at $39.75. Schlumberger Limited (SLB) stock has gained $1.48, or 3.75%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $4.28, or 11.67%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$4.34, or -9.58%. This year-to-date, Schlumberger Limited (SLB) shares have gained $4.89, or 13.55%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Schlumberger Limited (SLB) stock, 80% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 50% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

With 1,385,122 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $56,748,448K. Schlumberger Limited (SLB) generates $32,815 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $2,138 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -40.05%, a 3-Year Total Return of -48.37%, and a 5-year Total Return of -63.54%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 60.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.500 per share on 06/04/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 4.88%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 2.00.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Schlumberger Limited (SLB) reported earnings of $0.30 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.30 per share, representing a 0 difference and 0.46% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.36 represented a 0 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.36 per share, which was a 1.24% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.35 per share. This estimate came from a total of 13 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.36 and the low estimate was $0.34. In the year-ago quarter, Schlumberger Limited (SLB) generated per-share earnings of $0.43. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -18.60% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 10 purchases (89,209 shares in total) and 4 sale (86,372 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 64 insider buys amounting to 1,628,486 shares and 48 insider sales amounting to 861,046 shares. In the past full year, 71 insider purchases were made (involving 1,779,772 shares) and 50 insider sell-offs equivalent to 921,046 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Schlumberger Limited (SLB) has a Current Ratio of 1.17, a Quick Ratio of 0.87 and a Cash Ratio of 0.21. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 44.39, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 30.74, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 22.77. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 40.50 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 28.05.