Seadrill Limited Company Profile (NYSE:SDRL)

About Seadrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL)

Seadrill Limited 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: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Drilling - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:SDRL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $139.98 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 504,444,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $0.36
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $0.86
  • 52 Week Range: $0.25 - $4.59
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -0.62
  • P/E Growth: -0.07
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.65 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.05
  • Book Value: $18.98 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.01
  • EBIDTA: $1.44 billion
  • Net Margins: -6.99%
  • Return on Equity: 5.67%
  • Return on Assets: 2.59%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.62%
  • Current Ratio: 0.56%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.56%
  • Average Volume: 7.43 million shs.
  • Beta: 2.66
  • Short Ratio: 7.97

Frequently Asked Questions for Seadrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL)

What is Seadrill Limited's stock symbol?

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

How were Seadrill Limited's earnings last quarter?

Seadrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 26th. The company reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $891 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $893.48 million. Seadrill Limited had a positive return on equity of 5.67% and a negative net margin of 6.99%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 28.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.86 earnings per share. View Seadrill Limited's Earnings History.

When will Seadrill Limited make its next earnings announcement?

Seadrill Limited is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 24th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Seadrill Limited.

Are investors shorting Seadrill Limited?

Seadrill Limited saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 63,671,949 shares, an increase of 1.7% from the July 14th total of 64,802,682 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,142,536 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 8.9 days. Approximately 17.9% of the company's stock are short sold.

Who are some of Seadrill Limited's key competitors?

Who are Seadrill Limited's key executives?

Seadrill Limited's management team includes the folowing people:

  • John Fredriksen, Chairman of the Board, President
  • Anton Dibowitz, Chief Executive Officer
  • 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 Limited stock?

Shares of Seadrill Limited 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 Limited's stock price today?

One share of Seadrill Limited stock can currently be purchased for approximately $0.28.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Seadrill Limited (NYSE SDRL)
Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  175 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  391 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  566
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Seadrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Seadrill Limited (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 8/19/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Seadrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL)
Earnings by Quarter for Seadrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL)
Earnings History by Quarter for Seadrill Limited (NYSE SDRL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/24/2017($0.05)N/AView Earnings Details
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 Limited (NYSE:SDRL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.16 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.45 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Seadrill Limited (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 Limited (NYSE:SDRL)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Seadrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL)
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Headline Trends for Seadrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL)
Latest Headlines for Seadrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL)
DateHeadline logoToday's Research Reports on Stocks to Watch: Transocean and Seadrill Limited - August 19 at 7:21 AM logoA Comparatively Small Fall Expected in Seadrill’s 2Q17 Revenues - August 19 at 7:21 AM logoSeadrill And Seadrill Partners - Which One Will Survive? - Seeking Alpha - August 17 at 9:31 PM logoSeadrill Limited (SDRL) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday - August 17 at 1:32 AM logoPatterson-UTI Energy (PTEN) versus Seadrill Limited (SDRL) Financial Review - August 15 at 6:08 PM logoSeadrill: Solid Short Play - Seeking Alpha - August 15 at 4:29 PM logoTechnical Snapshots for These Oil & Gas Stocks -- Whiting Petroleum, Transocean, RSP Permian, and SeaDrill - August 15 at 6:52 AM logoSDRL - Q2 2017 earnings release date and conference call information - August 15 at 6:52 AM logoSDRL - Amendment to Secured Credit Facility - August 15 at 6:52 AM logoSeadrill - Archer Bags A 4-Year Service Contract With Repsol Offshore Norway. - August 12 at 7:40 AM logoThis Could Be The Biggest Winner Of The Oil Price Rebound - August 1 at 8:45 PM logoThe Worst Energy Stocks from July 24–28, 2017 - August 1 at 3:43 PM logoShort Interest in Seadrill Limited (SDRL) Drops By 6.3% - July 31 at 7:41 AM logoSeadrill Limited: SDRL - Interim funding to North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. amended - July 31 at 2:53 AM logoSeadrill Limited (SDRL) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.05 Per Share - July 30 at 8:20 AM logoSeadrill - Some Creditors Are Finally Losing Patience - July 27 at 7:17 AM logo[$$] Banks Throw Seadrill a Lifeline - July 27 at 7:17 AM logoSeadrill warns again of Chapter 11 as extends $14 bln debt talks - July 26 at 7:09 AM logoImplied Volatility Surging for SeaDrill (SDRL) Stock Options - July 22 at 8:36 AM logoFinancial Comparison: Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO) vs. Seadrill Limited (SDRL) - July 21 at 8:38 AM logoIs Seadrill Ready For Upside? - Seeking Alpha - July 20 at 7:34 AM logoStatoil Awards Santos Basin Drilling Contract to Seadrill - July 18 at 7:59 AM logoSeadrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL) Short Interest Down 9.5% in June - July 18 at 7:41 AM logoSeadrill Puts Drillships To Work - Seeking Alpha - July 14 at 8:14 AM logoSDRL - Seadrill Limited Announces Contract Award for the West ... - Nasdaq - July 14 at 8:14 AM logoSDRL - Seadrill Limited Announces Contract Award for the West Saturn - Nasdaq - July 14 at 8:14 AM logoSeadrill Bags One-Well Contract For The Drillship West Saturn In Brazil - July 13 at 9:12 AM logoSDRL - Seadrill Limited Announces Contract Award for the West Saturn - July 13 at 9:12 AM logoSeaDrill: Avoid Despite Potential New Contract - July 11 at 7:28 AM logoIs Seadrill Ltd. (SDRL) a Suitable Pick for Value Investors? - July 7 at 10:34 AM logoSeadrill - Why Has Hemen Holding Extended Expiration Of The TRS Agreement For 3.9 Million Shares? - July 4 at 7:14 AM logoSeadrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest - July 2 at 7:20 AM logoSeadrill: Investors and Analysts Wave Goodbye - July 1 at 7:20 AM logoAnalysts’ Expectations for Seadrill’s 2Q17 Results - July 1 at 7:20 AM logoDo Options Traders Know Something About Seadrill (SDRL) Stock We Don't? - June 30 at 6:32 AM logoSDRL - Interim funding to North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. amended - GlobeNewswire (press release) - June 28 at 8:21 AM logoOffshore Drillers: A Key Comparison of Backlogs - June 28 at 8:21 AM logoComparing Transocean (RIG) & Seadrill Limited (SDRL) - June 27 at 8:30 AM logoSeadrill (SDRL) Down 13.6% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - Nasdaq - June 27 at 8:09 AM logoETFs with exposure to Seadrill Ltd. : June 26, 2017 - June 27 at 8:09 AM logoSeadrill (SDRL) Down 13.6% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - June 27 at 8:09 AM logoWeekly Update: Offshore Drillers Hit Fresh 52-Week Lows - June 27 at 8:09 AM logoOil Prices and Rig Count: Vital Offshore Drilling Indicators - June 27 at 8:09 AM 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



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