Schlumberger is an oil & gas equipment & services business based in the US. Schlumberger shares (SLB.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US dollars. Its last market close was $49.13 – a decrease of 2.92% over the previous day. Schlumberger employs 99,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $32 billion.
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Is it a good time to buy Schlumberger stock?
Only you can make the decision on the time to leap... but here's some supporting information and analysis.
Share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Schlumberger's shares have ranged in value from as little as $42.119 up to $61.8215. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Schlumberger's is 1.697. This would suggest that Schlumberger's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
|1 week (2023-11-30)||-5.14%|
|1 month (2023-11-07)||-7.43%|
|3 months (2023-09-07)||-17.95%|
|6 months (2023-06-07)||4.30%|
|1 year (2022-12-07)||0.56%|
|2 years (2021-12-07)||65.27%|
|3 years (2020-12-07)||126.52%|
|5 years (2018-12-07)||31.41%|
The gauge below shows real-time ratings that are based on 26 popular indicators such as moving averages, for specific time periods. It's not a recommendation but is simply technical analysis that can form part of your research.
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Is Schlumberger under- or over-valued?
Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value. Check out the Schlumberger P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA
Schlumberger's current stock price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, Schlumberger stocks trade at around 18x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the United States stock markets on average as of November 10, 2023 (20.44). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Schlumberger's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.9933. A PEG ratio below 1 can be interpreted as meaning the shares are not overvalued given the current rate of growth.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Schlumberger's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Schlumberger's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $7 billion ($9.6 billion CAD).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Schlumberger's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
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