Schlumberger N.V. (SLB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2012

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Schlumberger N.V. ( SLB ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.275 per share scheduled for January 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SLB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SLB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $70.43, the dividend yield is 1.56%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SLB was $70.43, representing a -12.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $80.78 and a 19.13% 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 $4.14. Zacks Investment Research reports SLB's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 15.62%, compared to an industry average of 6%.

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 )
  • iShares Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index Fund ( IGE )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services ( PXJ )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment & Services Index Fund ( IEZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXJ with an increase of 7.38% over the last 100 days. XLE has the highest percent weighting of SLB at 6.99%.



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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