Schlumberger N.V. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.3125 per share is scheduled to be paid on
April 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SLB stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 13.64% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of SLB was $78.53,
representing a -2.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $80.78 and
a 32.83% increase over the 52 week low of $59.12.
SLB is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies
such as Halliburton Company (
) and Oceaneering International, Inc. (
). SLB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.11. Zacks Investment Research reports SLB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.75%, compared to an
industry average of 3.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund (
- Vanguard Energy ETF (
- iShares Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index Fund (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment & Services Index
The top-performing ETF of this group is IEZ with an increase of
3.64% over the last 100 days. XLE has the highest percent weighting
of SLB at 6.71%.