Stocks under Consideration: Schlumberger Limited (SLB), B2Gold Corp. (BTG)

Conestoga Advisors Lc has invested 0.02% in Schlumberger Limited.

On Friday SunTrust Banks upgraded its target price on Schlumberger Limited. Smith Asset Management Group LP now owns 1,280 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $101,000 after buying an additional 80 shares during the period. Howland Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Schlumberger Limited.by 1.3% in the third quarter.

A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. It worsened, as 65 investors sold Schlumberger Limited. shares while 567 reduced holdings.

Schlumberger on Friday reported a first-quarter profit of $279 million on the heels of the oil market's modest recovery last month, bouncing back from last quarter's $204 million loss. The company pays a US$0.5-cent-per-share quarterly dividend, giving it a 2.61% yield. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Leerink Swann on Friday, August 12.

On a GAAP basis, Schlumberger posted quarterly EPS of $0.20, compared with $0.40 in the first quarter of 2016. Gw Henssler And Associate Ltd holds 1.3% of its portfolio in Schlumberger Limited. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 25 cents per share. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 9,181,556 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $722,382,000 after buying an additional 642,178 shares in the last quarter. Schlumberger Limited. has a 52-week low of $72.00 and a 52-week high of $87.84. (NYSE:SLB) is a huge mover today! Company's distance from 20 day simple moving average is 1.01% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is -0.42%. The company's last traded volume of 14.53 million shares was more it's an average volume of 6 million shares. The company's market cap is $106.46 billion. This is an increase of approximately 398% compared to the typical volume of 411 call options. This showed the surprise of -100% in the last quarter earnings.

Schlumberger Limited (SLB) is expected to post revenue of $7.4 Billion in the current quarter, according to consensus of 28 analysts.

Schlumberger booked revenues of $6.894 billion for the first quarter, up 6 percent from the first quarter of 2016, and down 3 percent from the fourth quarter of 2016. The company reported revenue of $7.57 Billion in the same period previous year. Analyst's mean target price for HON is $134.32 while analysts mean recommendation is 1.90. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be paid a $0.50 dividend. Schlumberger Limited.'s dividend payout ratio is now -169.49%. (NYSE:SLB). Pinnacle Advisory Gru Incorporated reported 0.02% stake. If you are viewing this piece on another site, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of U.S. & global trademark and copyright legislation. Beach Inv Counsel Pa accumulated 194,672 shares or 1.87% of the stock.

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Over the last twelve months Schlumberger Limited.'s stock price has decreased from 78.3 to 74.5, a change of -4.85%.

04/21/2017 - Schlumberger N.V. had its "conviction buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Goldman Sachs.

Schlumberger Limited (SLB) has been given an average price target of $96.06 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz.

Schlumberger Limited. has 1,391,475,000 shares in issue which have a share price of 74.5 giving Schlumberger Limited. a market capitalisation of 103.66B United States dollars. This is built on a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. The stock of Affimed NV (NASDAQ:AFMD) earned "Hold" rating by Zacks on Thursday, September 3.

In related news, Director Tore I. Sandvold sold 5,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 1st. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Key Stats: Pre-tax operating income from Reservoir Characterization segment was $281 million, down 16% year over year. Reservoir characterization group revenue also was off 3% sequentially because of a seasonal reduction in revenue for software integrated solutions and WesternGeco product lines.


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