Seadrill Ltd Company Profile (NYSE:SDRL)

About Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL)

Seadrill Ltd logoSeadrill Limited is an offshore drilling contractor providing offshore drilling services to the oil and gas industry. The Company's primary business is the ownership and operation of drillships, semi-submersible rigs and jack-up rigs for operations in shallow-, mid-, deep-, and ultra deepwater areas, and in benign and harsh environments. The Company's segments are Floaters and Jack-ups. The Company offers services encompassing drilling, completion and maintenance of offshore exploration and production wells. The Company contracts its drilling units primarily on a dayrate basis to drill wells for its customers. The Company has a fleet of approximately 38 offshore drilling units consisting of over 12 semi-submersible rigs, approximately seven drillships and over 19 jack-up rigs in operation, and contracts for the construction of approximately 13 offshore drilling units. The Company also provides management services to certain unconsolidated companies in which its holds investments.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Drilling - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:SDRL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $184.93 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 504,444,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $0.52
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $1.71
  • 52 Week Range: $0.35 - $4.59
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -0.61
  • P/E Growth: -0.1100
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.65 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.07
  • Book Value: $18.98 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.02
  • EBIDTA: $1.44 billion
  • Net Margins: 10.02%
  • Return on Equity: 2.69%
  • Return on Assets: 1.06%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.62%
  • Current Ratio: 0.56%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.56%
  • Average Volume: 9.31 million shs.
  • Beta: 2.66
  • Short Ratio: 6.6

Frequently Asked Questions for Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL)

What is Seadrill Ltd's stock symbol?

Seadrill Ltd trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SDRL."

How were Seadrill Ltd's earnings last quarter?

Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 26th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.12. The business earned $891 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $893.48 million. Seadrill Ltd had a return on equity of 2.69% and a net margin of 10.02%. The company's revenue was down 28.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.86 earnings per share. View Seadrill Ltd's Earnings History.

Are investors shorting Seadrill Ltd?

Seadrill Ltd saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 81,125,170 shares, an increase of 3.8% from the May 15th total of 78,131,853 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 10,549,777 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 7.7 days. Approximately 22.8% of the company's stock are sold short.

Who are some of Seadrill Ltd's key competitors?

Who are Seadrill Ltd's key executives?

Seadrill Ltd's management team includes the folowing people:

  • John Fredriksen, Chairman of the Board, President
  • Per Wullf, Director
  • Leif Nelson, Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Henrik M. Hansen, Senior Vice President, Chief Technical Officer
  • Des Thurlby, Senior Vice President, Human Resources
  • Jose Firmo, Senior Vice President Brazil
  • Alf Ragnar Lovdal, Senior Vice President, Chief Executive Officer of North Atlantic Management AS
  • Svend Anton Maier, Senior Vice President of Special Projects
  • Alex Monsen, Senior Vice President Asia Pacific
  • Dave Morrow, Senior Vice President, Africa & Middle East

How do I buy Seadrill Ltd stock?

Shares of Seadrill Ltd can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Seadrill Ltd's stock price today?

One share of Seadrill Ltd stock can currently be purchased for approximately $0.37.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Seadrill Ltd (NYSE SDRL)
Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  154 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  371 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  525
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Seadrill Ltd and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/31/2017Societe GeneraleDowngradeHold -> SellHighView Rating Details
7/6/2016Clarkson CapitalDowngradeNeutral -> SellN/AView Rating Details
3/24/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingSellN/AView Rating Details
1/28/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$12.00 -> $2.50N/AView Rating Details
1/20/2016Bank of America CorporationDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
1/19/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$13.00 -> $9.00N/AView Rating Details
1/15/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingSellN/AView Rating Details
1/15/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoInitiated CoverageUnderweightN/AView Rating Details
1/13/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeAccumulate -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
1/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeConviction Sell -> SellN/AView Rating Details
1/11/2016SimmonsReiterated RatingNeutral -> UnderweightN/AView Rating Details
12/14/2015Howard WeilLower Price Target$10.00 -> $8.00N/AView Rating Details
12/14/2015KLR GroupInitiated CoverageReduce$3.50N/AView Rating Details
12/2/2015ABN AmroDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
11/25/2015Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingSell$5.00N/AView Rating Details
9/6/2015HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingSell$6.03 -> $6.17N/AView Rating Details
9/1/2015ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector Perform$14.00 -> $11.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 6/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL)
Earnings by Quarter for Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL)
Earnings History by Quarter for Seadrill Ltd (NYSE SDRL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/26/2016Q116$0.38$0.26$893.48 million$891.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415$0.46$0.54$975.00 million$959.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/24/2015Q3$0.45$0.21$1.02 billion$985.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/27/2015Q215$0.59$0.77$1.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/28/2015Q115$0.62$0.86$1.26 billion$1.24 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.62$0.32$1.25 billion$1.26 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/26/2014Q314$0.67$0.31$1.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/27/2014Q214$0.74$1.24$1.28 billion$1.22 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/28/2014Q114$0.68$6.23$1.41 billion$1.22 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2014Q413$0.61$0.49$1.15 billion$1.47 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/25/2013Q3$0.68$0.60$1.26 billion$1.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/28/2013Q2 2013$0.61$3.53$1.15 billion$1.27 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/28/2013Q1 2013$0.58$0.87$1.14 billion$1.27 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2013Q4 2012$0.62$0.04$1.12 billion$1.22 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/26/20120.40$0.40$1.09 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/27/2012Q212$0.78$1.09$1.12 billion$1.12 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/14/2012$0.67$0.89ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2012$0.76($0.23)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/30/2011$0.72$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/25/2011$0.69$1.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/27/2011$0.67$1.84ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$0.76$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.1 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.6 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL)
Most Recent Dividend:9/18/2014
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
0.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
0.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:7 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL)

Dividend History by Quarter for Seadrill Ltd (NYSE SDRL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL)
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Headline Trends for Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL)
Latest Headlines for Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL)
DateHeadline logoSeadrill Ltd (SDRL) Stock Is Toxic, Bankruptcy or Not - - June 23 at 9:52 AM logoETFs with exposure to Seadrill Ltd. : June 16, 2017 - June 17 at 2:37 AM logoCritical Analysis: Antero Resources Corporation (AR) and Seadrill Limited (SDRL) - June 15 at 8:20 AM logoMore On The Seadrill-Rosneft Deal - June 15 at 12:27 AM logoSeadrill Ltd. :SDRL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 14, 2017 - June 15 at 12:27 AM logoSeadrill Limited (SDRL) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $589.59 Million - June 14 at 1:50 PM logo Analysts Anticipate Seadrill Limited (SDRL) to Announce $0.01 EPS - June 12 at 9:08 AM logoSeadrill Ltd. – Value Analysis (NYSE:SDRL) : June 9, 2017 - June 9 at 7:57 PM logoSeadrill - Should We Expect More Volatility The Next Few Weeks - June 8 at 9:55 PM logoSeadrill: Revenue Declines Continue Going Forward, New Investors May Want To Avoid - June 6 at 10:14 PM logoSociete Generale Downgrades Seadrill Ltd. (SDRL) to Sell, "Very Little Equity Value, If Any" - - June 1 at 8:13 AM logoSociete Generale Downgrades Seadrill Ltd. (SDRL) to Sell, "Very Little Equity Value, If Any" - May 31 at 7:49 PM logoSDRL - Rosneft Framework Agreement Extension - May 31 at 7:49 PM logoSeadrill Ltd (SDRL) Downgraded by Societe Generale to Sell - May 31 at 6:18 PM logoSeadrill Ltd. Shares Down 12% As Industry Consolidation Kicks Off - Motley Fool - May 31 at 12:35 PM logoBehind Seadrill’s Cost-Cutting Measures - May 30 at 7:25 PM logoWhy Is Seadrill Expecting a Further Revenue Downside - May 30 at 9:20 AM logoSeadrill versus Transocean: How Long Can They Survive Low Oil Prices? - May 30 at 9:20 AM logoSeadrill Ltd (SDRL) Short Interest Down 3.7% in May - May 30 at 7:14 AM logoInside Seadrill’s 1Q17 Highlights - May 29 at 6:40 PM logoSeadrill Ltd (SDRL) Lowered to Hold at ValuEngine - May 26 at 3:28 PM logoSeaDrill (SDRL) Posts Earnings in Q1, Revenues Lag Estimates - May 26 at 6:49 AM logoSeadrill's (SDRL) CEO Per Wullf on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - May 25 at 1:47 AM logoSeadrill Ltd. (SDRL) Bottom Would Read Through Positively For Diller Space - Goldman Credit Research Desk - - May 25 at 1:47 AM logoSDRL - Seadrill Limited Announces First Quarter 2017 Results - Nasdaq - May 25 at 1:47 AM logoOptions Traders Expect Huge Moves in SeaDrill Limited (SDRL ... - Nasdaq - May 25 at 1:47 AM logoSeadrill Ltd (SDRL) Jumps On Q1 Earnings Beat and New CEO Appointment - - May 25 at 1:47 AM logoEdited Transcript of SDRL earnings conference call or presentation 24-May-17 4:00pm GMT - May 25 at 1:47 AM logo[$$] Seadrill Says Debt Restructuring Talks Are Progressing - May 25 at 1:47 AM logoSeadrill Ltd (SDRL) Jumps On Q1 Earnings Beat and New CEO Appointment - May 24 at 7:23 AM logoSeadrill: Bankruptcy Looming - May 23 at 7:09 PM logoSeaDrill (SDRL) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - Yahoo Finance - May 22 at 6:49 PM logoDead Stock Walking: Seadrill Ltd Has Nowhere to Go but Down - Motley Fool - May 20 at 9:07 AM logoMacy’s, SeaDrill Drop into Friday’s 52-Week Low Club - May 19 at 11:26 PM logoSeadrill: 3 Main Scenarios For Restructuring - Seeking Alpha - May 18 at 12:28 PM logoDead Stock Walking: Seadrill Ltd Has Nowhere to Go but Down - May 18 at 12:28 PM logoSeadrill Limited: SDRL - Q1 2017 earnings release date and conference call information - May 17 at 7:40 PM logoSDRL - Q1 2017 earnings release date and conference call information - May 17 at 7:39 PM logo$584.11 Million in Sales Expected for Seadrill Ltd (SDRL) This Quarter - May 17 at 9:46 AM logoEnergy Sector in Hot Water, Defaults Keep Rising - May 16 at 7:38 PM logoSeadrill Restructuring: Danger For The Industry? - Seeking Alpha - May 16 at 9:20 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Seadrill Ltd (SDRL) to Post -$0.05 Earnings Per Share - May 15 at 6:24 PM logoSeadrill Ltd. Stock Sank 60% Last Month: Here's Why (And What You Should Probably Do) - May 12 at 7:15 AM logoSeadrill: Bad News - May 11 at 8:15 PM logoSeadrill: Get Out - Seeking Alpha - May 11 at 8:01 AM logoFrontier Communications, SeaDrill Tumble into Friday’s 52-Week Low Club - May 5 at 8:03 PM logoSeadrill (SDRL) Announces Sale of 3 Jack-up Rigs for $225M - Yahoo Finance - May 4 at 11:16 AM logoMr. Market Gave Up On Seadrill - Seeking Alpha - May 4 at 11:16 AM logoDon't Sweat Seadrill Partners' Distribution Postponement - May 2 at 5:34 PM logoSeadrill Limited: SDRL - Seadrill Agrees to Sell Three Jack-ups for $225 million - May 1 at 7:00 PM



Seadrill Ltd (SDRL) Chart for Monday, June, 26, 2017

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