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. Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB) has risen 0.18% since September 14, 2016 and is uptrending.

Estimates: EPS to fall 37.5% to 25 cents, but revenue is seen rising 7% to $6.98 billion. The continued and effective cost-management initiatives of the company are worth noting. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.56%.

Interestingly, HAL shares are up almost 25% over the past year, compared to SLB shares' almost flat performance. Following this, the stock is trading volatile.

Schlumberger did not offer guidance in its press release, but consensus estimates call for second quarter EPS of $0.35 and revenues of $7.4 billion.

The company also lists headquarters in Houston and Paris.

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Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Schlumberger Limited. Vetr upgraded Schlumberger Limited. from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating and set a $95.37 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, December 28th. The company's market capitalization is $108.87 billion. Finally, Evercore ISI reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $99.00 target price on shares of Schlumberger Limited.in a research report on Tuesday, January 31st. The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $95.83. The relative volume (ratio between current volume and 3-month average) is presently sitting at 1.06.

Current levels places Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB)'s stock about -10.19% from the 50-day high and -2.45% away from the 50-day low.

Schlumberger Limited (SLB) has reported a 44.31 percent plunge in profit for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. Schlumberger Limited. The firm's market cap is $106.46 billion. Schlumberger N.V. (NASDAQ:SLB) has fallen 3.84% over the past 6 months and is downtrending. In the last four trailing quarters, the company has reported a positive average earnings surprise of 3.94%, missing the estimate once. The company had revenue of $7.11 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $7.10 billion. Schlumberger Limited.'s quarterly revenue was down 8.2% on a year-over-year basis.

They expect $0.25 EPS, down 60% or $0.15 from last year's $0.4 per share.

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