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Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 113411.72. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Schlumberger Limited is 81.56 (with a change from open of 0.70%), this in conjunction with a target price of 92.16. Volume today has so far reached 2515234, with an average volume of about 5983.78. The GAP for this stock, is -0.55%.

The P/E ratio is *TBA, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 41.91. The current EPS for Schlumberger Limited, is -1.19, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -62.30%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 19.13%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Schlumberger Limited, EPS is looking like it will grow 73.95% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 7.11%. Quarter over quarter is -194.50% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -62.70%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -13.60%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 4.80%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.06% and institutional ownership is 80.20%. Shares outstanding is 1392.58, while shares float is at a value of 1389.29. Float short for Schlumberger Limited is 1.32% and the short ratio is 3.06.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.43, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.51. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.9, and the quick ratio is 1.5. The most recent gross margin is 17.00% and their operating margin is -4.90%. The profit margin is -5.60%.

Schlumberger Limited has seen returns on assets of -2.40%, and on investment, 3.90%. Return on equity is -4.50%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is *TBA. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 3.78, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.65 and Price/cash is 10.13, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 40.15.

The simple moving averages are 2.77% and 8.85% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -2.25% and the 52 week low is 39.62%.

Schlumberger Limited has a dividend yield of 2.46%, with a current price of 81.56. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, Oil & Gas Equipment & Services, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. Schlumberger Limited is based in USA.

Performance in the Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry means that Schlumberger Limited has seen performance for the past week of 1.61%, with performance for the month coming to 5.66%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 3.61%, and for the half year the performance is 12.05%. Volatility for this week is 1.23% and for the month this is 1.60%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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