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

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 Nasdaq, Inc.


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

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