Schlumberger LtdFind Ratings Reports
SCHLUMBERGER LTD's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. SCHLUMBERGER LTD has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.12 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 7.25% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||7462.0||7164.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||-74.0||-2160.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||6218.0||11192.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||74862.0||81171.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||18824.0||21623.0|
|Profitability||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||25.11||25.88|
|Return on Assets||0.23||-2.07|
|Return on Equity||0.44||-3.95|
|Debt||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Share Data||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||1384.52||1390.69|
|Div / share||0.5||0.5|
|Book value / share||28.54||30.64|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||6747737.0||7400874.0|
HOLD. SCHLUMBERGER LTD's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 380.77 for the Energy Equipment & Services industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.88. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.37 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.67. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, SCHLUMBERGER LTD seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|SLB 520.77||Peers 380.77||SLB 19.07||Peers 28.19|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
SLB is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
SLB is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|SLB 29.56||Peers 47.06||SLB NM||Peers 0.50|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
SLB is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
SLB's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|SLB 2.37||Peers 2.67||SLB 110.92||Peers 31.16|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
SLB is trading at a discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
SLB is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|SLB 3.29||Peers 2.66||SLB -4.75||Peers -7.79|
Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
SLB is trading at a premium to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
SLB has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.