Schlumberger Dividend yield

 Price  58.96
 Dividend  1.00
 Earnings  2.62
 Cash-flow  2.61
 Book value  12.28
 Equity  11.44

Schlumberger is part of Oil Equipment Services and Distrib. business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. Schlumberger is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Schlumberger stock dividend

Schlumberger paid a total dividend of 1,425 million USD last year, for a market value of 84,018 millions (Market Cap 83,888 millions). Schlumberger dividend per share is 1.00 USD, and his stock market price 58.96 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Schlumberger has a dividend yield of 1.70%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Oil and Gas industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Schlumberger stocks dividend with other Oil Equipment Services and Distrib. companies or other of the high USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Schlumberger

Schlumberger Dividend Payout

About the ability of Schlumberger to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.70%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Schlumberger payout on ernings is currently 38.17%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 39.34% and 38.55% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Schlumbergercan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Schlumberger is USD 2.61 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Schlumberger, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Oil and Gas industry and Oil Equipment Services and Distrib. sector companies.

Schlumberger payout

Schlumberger Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Schlumberger's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Schlumberger dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Oil Equipment Services and Distrib. stocks.

Schlumberger stock dividend history

Schlumberger Stock performance

Finally, last moth Schlumberger showed a return of 1.10% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.44% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 54.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Oil Equipment Services and Distrib. firms.

Schlumberger stock and market return