Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/12/19, Schlumberger Ltd (Symbol: SLB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.50, payable on 4/12/19. As a percentage of SLB's recent stock price of $43.40, this dividend works out to approximately 1.15%, so look for shares of Schlumberger Ltd to trade 1.15% lower - all else being equal - when SLB shares open for trading on 2/12/19.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SLB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.61% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SLB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, SLB's low point in its 52 week range is $34.99 per share, with $75.43 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $43.44.
In Friday trading, Schlumberger Ltd shares are currently down about 0.1% on the day.