Seadrill Ltd Company Profile (NYSE:SDRL)

About Seadrill Ltd (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: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SDRL
  • CUSIP: N/A
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $0.71
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $1.1023
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $2.2155
  • 52-Week Range: $0.65 - $5.21
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -0.98
  • P/E Growth: 0.0700
  • Market Cap: $336.82M
  • Outstanding Shares: 504,444,000
  • Beta: 2.52
  • Net Margins: -1.10%
  • Return on Equity: 8.22%
  • Return on Assets: 3.60%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.72%
  • Current Ratio: 0.59%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.59%

Analyst Ratings

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

Analysts' Ratings History for Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
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 CorpDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
1/19/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$13.00 -> $9.00N/AView Rating Details
1/15/2016Citigroup IncReiterated RatingSellN/AView Rating Details
1/15/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageUnderweightN/AView Rating Details
1/13/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeAccumulate -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
1/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncUpgradeConviction 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 Group AGReiterated 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
6/22/2015Wells Fargo & CoReiterated RatingUnderperformN/AView Rating Details
5/4/2015Zephirin GroupBoost Price Target$22.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/28/2015 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: $-0.1800 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.6800 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL)
Most Recent Dividend:9/18/2014
Annual Dividend:$0.00
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 logoWhat Are Analysts’ Expectations of Seadrill’s 1Q17 Results? - April 27 at 8:10 PM logoSDRL - Filing of 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F - April 27 at 8:10 PM logoSeadrill Ltd (SDRL) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $584.11 Million - April 27 at 2:33 PM logoSeadrill: Fresh News On Its Restructuring - Seeking Alpha - April 26 at 9:16 PM logoSDRL - Interim funding to North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. amended - April 26 at 9:26 AM logoSDRL - Agreement with Archer - April 26 at 9:26 AM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Seadrill Ltd (SDRL) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.03 Per Share - April 25 at 1:00 PM logoSeadrill - Per Wullf Said: 'There Is A Deal In Sight' And 'We All Have To Take A Little Bit Of Medicine' - April 25 at 9:58 AM logoSeaDrill Unit Clinches Twin Contracts from ConocoPhillips - April 13 at 10:04 AM logoSeadrill: The Equity Is Now Really Just An Option - April 13 at 10:04 AM logoWhat Seadrill’s Restructuring Could Mean to Its Shareholders - April 12 at 6:15 PM logoSeadrill: What The Chapter 11 May Mean - Seeking Alpha - April 12 at 1:13 PM logoResearch Reports Initiation on Oil & Gas Stocks -- SeaDrill, Whiting, Transocean, and Diamond Offshore - April 11 at 9:45 AM logoSeadrill (SDRL) Gains After North Atlantic Drilling (NADL) Announces Contract Awards - April 11 at 9:45 AM logoSeadrill - North Atlantic Bags 2 New 10-Year Contracts For A Whopping $1.4 Billion Additional Backlog - April 11 at 9:45 AM’s Top Stories of The Week: PNRA, GE, SDRL - April 7 at 8:06 PM logoSeadrill Partner Bags 120-Day Contract For The Semi-Submersible West Aquarius - April 7 at 12:31 PM logoSeadrill Plunges for Second Day Amid Speculation Over Bankruptcy - April 7 at 12:31 PM logoSeadrill at Mercy of Day Traders as Biggest Funds Dump Stock - April 7 at 12:31 PM logoSeadrill Ltd: Time to Move On? - April 7 at 12:31 PM logoOffshore Oil Contractor Seadrill Prepares to Tap Chapter 11 - April 7 at 12:31 PM logoSeadrill Ltd (SDRL) Bankruptcy Warning Sends Stock Plummeting - April 4 at 1:48 PM logoSeadrill Drops to Record Low as It Warns of Shareholder Losses - April 4 at 5:25 AM logoWhy Is Seadrill (SDRL) Down 6.5% Since the Last Earnings Report? - April 4 at 5:25 AM logoIs the Options Market Predicting a Spike in SeaDrill (SDRL) Stock? - March 31 at 7:56 PM logoSeadrill Ltd (SDRL) Short Interest Down 5.5% in March - March 30 at 8:46 AM logoWhy Seadrill Ltd. Shareholders Have Something to Worry About - March 27 at 6:58 PM logoSeadrill: Disaster Quickly Approaching After 4th Quarter Earnings - March 27 at 9:15 AM logoRival Drilling Tycoons Place Bets on Offshore-Rig Recovery - March 21 at 10:22 AM logoBillionaire Fredriksen Builds New Rig Unit Amid Seadrill Woes - March 18 at 8:11 AM logoAlert! 'Big John' Is Getting The Shopping Fever - Seadrill Limited ... - Seeking Alpha - March 18 at 12:50 AM logoSeadrill - The Exquisite Trading Nature Of Uncertainty - Seeking Alpha - March 18 at 12:50 AM logoSeadrill: The Trade Of A Lifetime Indeed - March 16 at 9:13 PM logoSDRL - Seadrill Limited Announces Settlement of West Mira Arbitration - Yahoo Finance - March 15 at 12:15 AM logoSeadrill: Will Settlement Help Avoid Bankruptcy? - March 14 at 7:12 PM logoSeadrill Soaring on Canceled Rig Contract Settlement - March 13 at 7:25 PM logoSeadrill: The Trade Of A Lifetime? - March 11 at 7:39 PM logoSeadrill’s Newbuilds Boost Its 2017 Capex - March 10 at 11:10 PM logoSeadrill Partners Is Not Yet Out Of The Woods - March 9 at 7:43 PM logoSeadrill’s Backlog and Contract Updates - March 9 at 7:43 PM logoAre Options Traders Betting on a Big Move in SeaDrill (SDRL) Stock? - March 9 at 7:43 PM logoDissecting Seadrill’s Cost Side - March 9 at 7:43 PM logoMoving Average Crossover Alert: SeaDrill (SDRL) - March 8 at 8:00 PM logoWhy Seadrill Won't Reabsorb Seadrill Partners - Seeking Alpha - March 8 at 8:26 AM logoSeadrill: Game Over? - Seeking Alpha - March 8 at 8:26 AM logoSeadrill: It's A Slippery Slope - March 6 at 7:02 PM logoMarkets Pull Back after Record Day: Today's Reports on Caterpillar and Seadrill - March 3 at 7:46 PM logoSeadrill Ltd. :SDRL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : March 3, 2017 - March 3 at 7:46 PM logoWhy Shake Shack, Fred's, and Seadrill Slumped Today - March 3 at 7:46 PM logoWhat Does Wall Street See in Seadrill Partners Over Other Rig Companies? - March 3 at 12:21 PM


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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 26th. The company reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.12. The business earned $891 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $893.48 million. Seadrill Ltd had a negative net margin of 1.10% and a positive return on equity of 8.22%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 28.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.86 earnings per share.

When will Seadrill Ltd make its next earnings announcement?

Seadrill Ltd is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May, 26th 2016.

Are investors shorting Seadrill Ltd?

Seadrill Ltd saw a decrease in short interest in the month of April. As of April 13th, there was short interest totalling 80,933,052 shares, a decrease of 13.4% from the March 31st total of 93,414,849 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 19,041,905 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.3 days. Currently, 23.4% of the company's stock are sold short.

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.

How much does a share of Seadrill Ltd stock cost?

One share of Seadrill Ltd stock can currently be purchased for approximately $0.67.

Seadrill Ltd (SDRL) Chart for Friday, April, 28, 2017

This page was last updated on 4/28/2017 by Staff