Schlumberger N.V. (SLB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 15, 2013

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Schlumberger N.V. ( SLB ) 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 ( HAL ) and Oceaneering International, Inc. ( OII ). 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 SLB Dividend History page.

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 )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil and Gas Fund ( IYE )
  • Vanguard Energy ETF ( VDE )
  • iShares Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index Fund ( IGE )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment & Services Index Fund ( IEZ ).

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%.



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



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