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Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) Sellers Increased By 6.76% Their Shorts

20 December, 2017, 00:43 | Author: Samuel Sharp

The stock decreased 2.46% or $1.06 during the last trading session, reaching $41.92. About 6.82M shares traded.

News articles about Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. It has underperformed by 20.00% the S&P500. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB)'s short interest is 22 million shares, or % of the float. Academy Capital Management Inc bought 6,184 shares as the company's stock declined 11.04% while stock markets rallied. Northern Trust Corp now owns 18,762,468 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $1,235,321,000 after purchasing an additional 536,928 shares during the last quarter. Cumberland Partners Ltd who had been investing in Schlumberger Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $89.20 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.52% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $63.93. Franklin has 2.43 million shares. Deprince Race Zollo stated it has 0.9% of its portfolio in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). It has underperformed by 11.03% the S&P500. Looking at the stock's movement on the chart, Schlumberger Limited recorded a 52-week high of $87.84. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating, twenty-three have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 60% are positive.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Schlumberger will report full year sales of $8.15 billion for the current year, with estimates ranging from $30.15 billion to $30.62 billion. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, October 3 by Berenberg. The stock of Siemens Aktiengesellschaft (OTCMKTS:SIEGY) earned "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, October 7. (NASDAQ:EEFT) earned "Market Perform" rating by William Blair on Monday, December 18. The stock has "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, April 4.

Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) last posted its earnings results on Friday, October 20th. Argus Research maintained the shares of QCOM in report on Thursday, January 14 with "Buy" rating. The rating was upgraded by Kepler Cheuvreux to "Buy" on Friday, January 15.

Wetherby Asset Management Inc, which manages about $3.65B and $587.80 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Paypal Hldgs Inc by 5,970 shares to 22,800 shares, valued at $1.22 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. SLB's total short interest was 21.32 million shares in December as published by FINRA. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $80.00 target price on shares of Schlumberger in a research report on Friday, September 29th. SLB's profit will be $623.37M for 35.52 P/E if the $0.45 EPS becomes a reality.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 selling transactions for $28.60 million activity. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.40, a quick ratio of 1.20 and a current ratio of 1.53.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in SLB. 0 funds opened positions while 3 raised stakes. 414,121 are held by Zacks Management. Of those holders, 704 had increased positions amounting to 67.65 million shares, 829 had decreased positions amounting to 58.88 million shares, and 142 holders have a held position accounting for 993.79 million shares. 70,178 were reported by Brown Brothers Harriman. Bbva Compass Savings Bank holds 3,760 shares. (NASDAQ:ORLY) stake by 1,841 shares and now owns 10,690 shares. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas holds 0.44% or 970,711 shares. 826.54 million shares or 0.80% less from 833.19 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Security Commercial Bank Of Sioux City Iowa Ia invested in 16,547 shares. QS Investors LLC's holdings in Schlumberger were worth $12,104,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) has seen its stock price gain 20.35, or -24.24%, so far in 2017. On Tuesday, December 1 the stock rating was initiated by Citigroup with "Buy". Siemens AG had 9 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Hold" rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, October 24. Griffen Securities downgraded the stock to "Sell" rating in Monday, April 25 report. JP Morgan downgraded QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) rating on Wednesday, December 14. The company was upgraded on Thursday, November 16 by Guggenheim. Capital Inv Advsr has invested 0.07% in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). The stock has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, October 6. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, August 26 by Standpoint Research. Barclays Capital has "Overweight" rating and $92 target. 40,551 were accumulated by Fdx Advisors. It also reduced its holding in Nextera Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) by 36 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 136 shares, and cut its stake in Select Sector Spdr Tr (XLV).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in Q2 2017. Blue Cap owns 6,325 shares. Riverpark Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Co holds 2.13% or 281,153 shares in its portfolio. The oil and gas company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.42. Clarivest Asset Limited Com accumulated 0% or 2,550 shares. Susquehanna Llp stated it has 24,220 shares or 0% of all its holdings. After $-0.58 actual EPS reported by Energous Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.17% negative EPS growth. Next Financial Grp reported 0% in SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG).

Among 5 analysts covering Travelport Worldwide Limited (NYSE:TVPT), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Td Asset Mgmt Inc invested 0.22% of its portfolio in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). During the same period past year, the business posted $0.25 EPS.


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