Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)‘s stock was downgraded to a Neutral by research professionals at Exane BNP Paribas, who have a PT of GBX 370.00 on DLG. Exane BNP Paribas’s target is 3.06% from DLG’s last price.
Farr Miller & Washington Llc decreased Schlumberger Ltd (SLB) stake by 12.91% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Farr Miller & Washington Llc sold 37,183 shares as Schlumberger Ltd (SLB)’s stock declined 2.52%. The Farr Miller & Washington Llc holds 250,897 shares with $9.05 million value, down from 288,080 last quarter. Schlumberger Ltd now has $59.81 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.31% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $43.15. About 8.82M shares traded. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) has declined 30.63% since March 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.00% the S&P500. Some Historical SLB News: 20/04/2018 – SCHLUMBERGER SEES U.S. DRILLING WORK GROWING IN COMING QUARTERS; 20/04/2018 – SCHLUMBERGER NV – QTRLY REVENUE OF $7.8 BILLION DECREASED 4% SEQUENTIALLY; 20/04/2018 – SCHLUMBERGER CEO PAAL KIBSGAARD COMMENTS ON EARNINGS CALL; 06/03/2018 – CERAWEEK – SCHLUMBERGER’S KIBSGAARD SAYS SOME TIGHTNESS IN SHALE SUPPLY CHAIN, INCLUDING SAND, BUT DRILLING ACTIVITIES ARE PICKING UP; 28/04/2018 – RUSSIAN GOVT COMMISSION APPROVES SCHLUMBERGER, EDC DEAL: IFX; 16/05/2018 – REG-Schlumberger Limited Half-year Report; 31/05/2018 – OPHIR ENERGY SAYS NOTES ANNOUNCEMENT BY GOLAR LNG PARTNERS’ REGARDING DISSOLUTION OF ITS ONELNG JOINT VENTURE WITH SCHLUMBERGER; 20/04/2018 – Schlumberger Says Global Oil Market in Balance — Commodity Comment; 06/03/2018 – SCHLUMBERGER: CRUDE-MARKET CRASH HAS ‘TAKEN A TOLL’ ON COMPANY; 18/04/2018 – SEADRILL CEO SAYS THE COMPANY WOULD LIKE TO EXPAND ITS COOPERATION WITH SCHLUMBERGER, BUT ALSO TALKING TO OTHER MAJOR OIL SERVICE PROVIDERS
Analysts await Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) to report earnings on April, 18 before the open. They expect $0.30 EPS, down 21.05% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.38 per share. SLB’s profit will be $415.79M for 35.96 P/E if the $0.30 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.36 actual EPS reported by Schlumberger Limited for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.67% negative EPS growth.
Farr Miller & Washington Llc increased S&P 500 I (IVV) stake by 17,593 shares to 18,917 valued at $4.76M in 2018Q4. It also upped Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) stake by 37,919 shares and now owns 260,223 shares. Alphabet Inc Class A was raised too.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.49 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.48, from 0.97 in 2018Q3. It is negative, as 205 investors sold SLB shares while 587 reduced holdings. 107 funds opened positions while 278 raised stakes. 1.04 billion shares or 1.72% more from 1.02 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Retirement Of Alabama holds 638,298 shares. Tru Of Toledo Na Oh has 43,810 shares for 0.44% of their portfolio. Panagora Asset Mgmt, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 37,721 shares. Earnest Prtnrs owns 127,952 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. New York-based Allsquare Wealth Mngmt Ltd Com has invested 0.01% in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Cadence Natl Bank Na has invested 0.18% in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Tirschwell & Loewy Incorporated invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Pictet Cie (Europe) holds 0.06% or 8,725 shares in its portfolio. Flossbach Von Storch Ag, Germany-based fund reported 1.53M shares. Moreover, Northern Trust Corp has 0.18% invested in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Dorsey And Whitney Trust Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 78,088 shares or 0.5% of all its holdings. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru reported 5.22M shares or 0.21% of all its holdings. Matrix Asset Advisors Ny, a New York-based fund reported 162,340 shares. Clearbridge Invs accumulated 0.45% or 12.46M shares. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management accumulated 486,400 shares.
More recent Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Rockwell Automation, Schlumberger form digital oilfield automation JV – Seeking Alpha” on February 19, 2019. Also Benzinga.com published the news titled: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For March 11, 2019 – Benzinga” on March 11, 2019. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Research Report Identifies Johnson & Johnson, Schlumberger, Karyopharm Therapeutics, WYNDHAM DESTINATIONS, INC, ASGN, and Suburban Propane Partners with Renewed Outlook â€” Fundamental Analysis, Calculating Forward Movement – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: February 21, 2019 was also an interesting one.
Among 8 analysts covering Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Schlumberger had 11 analyst reports since September 17, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Friday, January 4. The stock of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, October 22. The company was upgraded on Monday, November 26 by HSBC. The stock of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 26 by Jefferies. UBS maintained Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) on Monday, October 22 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight” on Monday, September 17. Credit Suisse downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $44 target in Wednesday, December 19 report. JP Morgan downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, December 11 report.
Since September 24, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 2 sales for $3.68 million activity. $375,500 worth of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) was bought by Schorn Patrick on Thursday, December 20. AYAT SIMON also sold $3.40 million worth of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) shares. Shares for $660,000 were sold by Le Peuch Olivier.
The stock increased 0.11% or GBX 0.4 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 359.2. About 885,515 shares traded. Direct Line Insurance Group plc (LON:DLG) has 0.00% since March 14, 2018 and is . It has underperformed by 4.37% the S&P500.
Among 7 analysts covering Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Direct Line Insurance Group PLC has GBX 424 highest and GBX 339 lowest target. GBX 375.38’s average target is 4.50% above currents GBX 359.2 stock price. Direct Line Insurance Group PLC had 33 analyst reports since October 2, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained Direct Line Insurance Group plc (LON:DLG) rating on Friday, November 2. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and GBX 400 target. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 6 by Peel Hunt. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Thursday, November 22. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, January 31 report. The stock of Direct Line Insurance Group plc (LON:DLG) earned “Buy” rating by Shore Capital on Tuesday, November 6. As per Wednesday, November 14, the company rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Monday, January 7 with “Hold”. BNP Paribas maintained the shares of DLG in report on Thursday, January 24 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt on Tuesday, October 2 with “Add”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Berenberg given on Wednesday, October 17.