Consider This Before Taking a Position in Schlumberger (SLB)

Schlumberger marked a -1.0% change today, compared to -1.0% for the S&P 500. Is it a good value at today's price of $59.22? Only an in-depth analysis can answer that question, but here are some facts that can give you an idea:

  • Schlumberger Limited engages in the provision of technology for the energy industry worldwide. The company operates through four divisions: Digital & Integration, Reservoir Performance, Well Construction, and Production Systems. The company provides field development and hydrocarbon production, carbon management, integration of adjacent energy systems; reservoir interpretation and data processing services for exploration data; and well construction and production improvement services and products.

  • Schlumberger belongs to the Energy sector, which has an average price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 7.54 and an average price to book (P/B) of 1.68

  • The company's P/B ratio is 4.52

  • Schlumberger has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 21.7 based on its trailing 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $2.73 per share

  • Its forward P/E ratio is 16.1, based on its forward earnings per share (EPS) of $3.67

  • SLB has a Price to Earnings Growth (PEG) ratio of 0.62, which shows the company is very undervalued compared to its earnings growth estimates.

  • Over the last four years, Schlumberger has averaged free cash flows of $6.27 Billion, which on average grew 0.0%

  • SLB's gross profit margins have averaged 14.0 % over the last four years and during this time they had a growth rate of 0.3 % and a coefficient of variability of 18.1 %.

  • Schlumberger has moved 56.0% over the last year compared to 17.0% for the S&P 500 -- a difference of 39.0%

  • SLB has an average analyst rating of buy and is -10.83% away from its mean target price of $66.41 per share

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