Schlumberger N.V. (SLB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 14, 2014


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Schlumberger N.V. ( SLB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 11, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SLB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 28% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of SLB was $90.03, representing a -5.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $94.91 and a 30.33% increase over the 52 week low of $69.08.

SLB is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Halliburton Company ( HAL ) and Core Laboratories N.V. ( CLB ). SLB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.06. Zacks Investment Research reports SLB's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 22.03%, compared to an industry average of 12.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SLB Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to SLB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SLB as a top-10 holding:

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Energy Select Sector ( XLE )
  • Vanguard Energy ETF ( VDE )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund ( IYE )
  • iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF ( IEZ )
  • Merrill Lynch Market Oil Service HOLDRS ( OIH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYE with an decrease of -0.54% over the last 100 days. XLE has the highest percent weighting of SLB at 7.09%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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