Schlumberger Stock Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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USD 52.30  0.54  1.04%   

Considering the 90-day investment horizon and your slightly conservative level of risk, our recommendation regarding Schlumberger NV is 'Buy'. Macroaxis provides Schlumberger buy-hold-or-sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding SLB positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Schlumberger's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site.
  
The advice is provided from Schlumberger's buy-and-hold perspective. Additionally, take a look at Schlumberger Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for multiple equity instruments, please use the Instant Ratings tool. We conduct extensive research on individual companies such as Schlumberger and provide practical buy, sell, or hold advice based on selected investing horizon and risk tolerance towards Schlumberger NV.

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For the selected time horizon Schlumberger NV has a Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.2498, Jensen Alpha of 0.3604, Total Risk Alpha of 0.2564, Sortino Ratio of 0.1346 and Treynor Ratio of 0.4405
Our recommendation module provides unbiased trade recommendation that can be used to complement current average analyst sentiment on Schlumberger NV. Our recommendation engine provides an advice for the company potential to grow from the perspective of an investor's risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Schlumberger NV is not overpriced, please validate all Schlumberger fundamentals, including its cash and equivalents, earnings per share, and the relationship between the revenue and current ratio . Given that Schlumberger NV has a price to book of 4.19 X, we advise you to double-check Schlumberger NV market performance and probability of bankruptcy to ensure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Schlumberger Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Schlumberger NV appears to be risky and price may revert if volatility continues
Over 86.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
On 13th of October 2022 Schlumberger paid $ 0.175 per share dividend to its current shareholders

Schlumberger Returns Distribution Density

The distribution of Schlumberger's historical returns is an attempt to chart the uncertainty of Schlumberger's future price movements. The chart of the probability distribution of Schlumberger stock daily returns describes the distribution of returns around its average expected value. We use Schlumberger NV price's Value At Risk and its Upside Potential as a relative measure of the distribution. The graph of the distribution of Schlumberger returns is essential to provide solid investment advice for Schlumberger.
Mean Return0.49Value At Risk-4.14
Potential Upside5.16Standard Deviation3.05
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Investment risk management requires an estimate of the probability of extreme price changes. Therefore, the correct representation of the distribution of Schlumberger historical returns presented in an easy-to-digest graphical form helps investors and money managers understand the risk-reward trade-off of different investement strategies.

Schlumberger Greeks

Most traded equities are subject to two types of risk - systematic (i.e., market) and unsystematic (i.e., nonmarket or company-specific) risk. Unsystematic risk is the risk that events specific to Schlumberger or Energy Equipment & Services sector will adversely affect the stock's price. This type of risk can be diversified away by owning several different stocks in different industries whose stock prices have shown a small correlation to each other. On the other hand, systematic risk is the risk that Schlumberger's price will be affected by overall stock market movements and cannot be diversified away. So, no matter how many positions you have, you cannot eliminate market risk. However, you can measure a Schlumberger stock's historical response to market movements and buy it if you are comfortable with its volatility direction. Beta and standard deviation are two commonly used measures to help you make the right decision.
α
Alpha over NYSE Composite
0.36
β
Beta against NYSE Composite1.10
σ
Overall volatility
3.06
Ir
Information ratio 0.12

Schlumberger Volatility Alert

Schlumberger NV currently demonstrates below-average downside deviation. It has Information Ratio of 0.12 and Jensen Alpha of 0.36. However, we advise investors to further question Schlumberger NV expected returns to ensure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Schlumberger's stock risk against market volatility during both bullish and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Schlumberger's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Schlumberger Implied Volatility

Schlumberger's implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of Schlumberger NV stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if Schlumberger's implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that Schlumberger stock will not fluctuate a lot when Schlumberger's options are near their expiration.

Schlumberger Fundamentals Vs Peers

Comparing Schlumberger's fundamentals to the average values of its peers is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It helps to analyze Schlumberger's direct or indirect competition across all of the common fundamentals between Schlumberger and the related equities. This way, we can detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics as Schlumberger or determine the stocks which would be an excellent addition to an existing portfolio. Peer analysis of Schlumberger's fundamental indicators could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Schlumberger by comparing valuation metrics with those of similar companies.
    
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FundamentalsSchlumbergerPeer Average
Return On Equity0.19 %(0.31) %
Return On Asset0.05 %(0.14) %
Profit Margin0.11 %(1.27) %
Operating Margin0.14 %(5.51) %
Current Valuation81.82 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding1.42 B571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.15 %10.09 %
Shares Owned by Institutions85.56 %39.21 %
Number of Shares Shorted27.64 M4.71 M
Price to Earning24.66 X28.72 X
Price to Book4.19 X9.51 X
Price to Sales2.78 X11.42 X
Revenue22.93 B9.43 B
Gross Profit3.66 B27.38 B
EBITDA4.99 B3.9 B
Net Income1.88 B570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents3.61 B2.7 B
Cash per Share2.55 X5.01 X
Total Debt13.29 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity0.76 %48.70 %
Current Ratio1.40 X2.16 X
Book Value Per Share12.13 X1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations4.65 B971.22 M
Short Ratio1.67 X4.00 X
Earnings Per Share2.07 X3.12 X
Price to Earnings To Growth0.72 X4.89 X
Target Price58.4
Number of Employees92 K18.84 K
Beta1.89-0.15
Market Capitalization73.4 B19.03 B
Total Asset41.51 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings36.47 B9.33 B
Working Capital8.87 B1.48 B
   Schlumberger exotic insider transaction detected [view details]

Schlumberger Market Momentum

Traders often use several daily momentume indicators to supplement a more traditional technical analysis when analyzing securities such as Schlumberger . With many different options, investors must choose the best indicators for them and familiarize themselves with how they work. We suggest combining traditional momentum indicators with more near-term forms of technical analysis such as Accumulation Distribution or Daily Balance Of Power. With their quantitative nature, daily value technical indicators can also be incorporated into your automated trading systems.

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Is Schlumberger's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Schlumberger. If investors know Schlumberger will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Schlumberger listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
0.62
Market Capitalization
73.4 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.28
Return On Assets
0.0542
Return On Equity
0.19
The market value of Schlumberger NV is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Schlumberger that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Schlumberger's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Schlumberger's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Schlumberger's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Schlumberger's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Schlumberger's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Schlumberger value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Schlumberger's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.