Schlumberger N.V. ( SLB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 30, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 08, 2016. Shareholders who purchased SLB 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 $77.53, the dividend yield is 2.58%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SLB was $77.53, representing a -18.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $95.13 and a 16.46% increase over the 52 week low of $66.57.
SLB is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Halliburton Company ( HAL ) and Core Laboratories N.V. ( CLB ). SLB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.65. Zacks Investment Research reports SLB's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -39.43%, compared to an industry average of -25.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SLB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SLB as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Energy Select Sector ( XLE )
- iShares U.S. Energy ETF ( IYE )
- Vanguard Energy ETF ( VDE )
- iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF ( IEZ )
- Market Vectors Oil Services ETF ( OIH ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is OIH with an decrease of -7.46% over the last 100 days. XLE has the highest percent weighting of SLB at 7.19%.