Schlumberger N.V. ( SLB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3125 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $74.81, the dividend yield is 1.67%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SLB was $74.81, representing a -8.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $82 and a 26.54% 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 $4.08. Zacks Investment Research reports SLB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.46%, compared to an industry average of -.4%.
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 XLE with an increase of 11.4% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SLB at 6.65%.