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
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:SDRL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $187.4 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 504,444,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $0.28
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $0.60
  • 52 Week Range: $0.15 - $4.59
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -0.44
  • P/E Growth: -0.05
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.37 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.08
  • Book Value: $18.72 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.02
  • EBIDTA: $1.15 billion
  • Net Margins: -23.55%
  • Return on Equity: 2.64%
  • Return on Assets: 1.23%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.56%
  • Current Ratio: 0.50%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.50%
  • Average Volume: 9.68 million shs.
  • Beta: 2.72
  • Short Ratio: 11.97

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) posted its earnings results 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 firm had revenue of $891 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $893.48 million. Seadrill Limited had a positive return on equity of 2.64% and a negative net margin of 23.55%. The firm's revenue for the quarter 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 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 Tuesday, November, 28th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Seadrill Limited.

Are investors shorting Seadrill Limited?

Seadrill Limited saw a decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 62,292,495 shares, a decrease of 5.4% from the August 15th total of 65,840,392 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,317,599 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 9.9 days. Approximately 17.5% of the company's shares are sold short.

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 $0.39.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Seadrill Limited (NYSE SDRL)
Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  192 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  403 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  595
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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
(Data available from 9/23/2015 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
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: $-0.23 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.88 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 logoSeadrill Bankruptcy: Setup And Key Players - Seeking Alpha - September 20 at 8:51 AM logoSeadrill Bankruptcy - Discussion Of Frequently Asked Questions - Seeking Alpha - September 20 at 8:51 AM logoEnergy Recap: Examining The Suniva/SolarWorld Trade Case ... - Seeking Alpha - September 16 at 8:33 AM logoHead-To-Head Analysis: Seadrill Limited (SDRL) vs. Its Competitors - September 15 at 6:28 PM logoSeadrill Limited (SDRL) versus Its Peers Head-To-Head Survey - September 15 at 4:28 PM logoImplied Volatility Surging for SeaDrill Limited (SDRL) Stock Options - September 15 at 8:44 AM logoSeadrill Stock Rose 20% despite Bankruptcy - September 15 at 8:44 AM logoSeadrill Filed for Bankruptcy on September 12 - September 15 at 8:43 AM logoFeatured Company News - North Atlantic Drilling Reveals Comprehensive Restructuring Plan as Part of Chapter II Proceedings - September 15 at 8:43 AM logoSeaDrill (SDRL) Files for Bankruptcy Protection, Shares Up - September 14 at 9:55 AM logoSeadrill Shareholders Could Get Nothing - September 14 at 9:55 AM logoOffshore drilling co. files Ch. 11 in Houston to restructure about $10B in debt - September 14 at 9:55 AM logoSeadrill Bankruptcy: Bondholder Recovery Estimated at Just 4.7% - September 14 at 9:55 AM logoSDRL - Seadrill Receives Court Approval of "First Day" Motions - September 14 at 9:55 AM logo[$$] Seadrill Sets a Fast Pace for Bankruptcy Turnaround - September 14 at 9:55 AM logoETFs with exposure to Seadrill Ltd. : September 14, 2017 - September 14 at 9:55 AM logo[$$] Seadrill Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection in Texas - September 14 at 9:55 AM logoJohn Fredriksen Chucks His Seadrill Bond Crew Overboard - September 14 at 9:55 AM logoSeadrill Will Emerge Like Venus From The Sea - Seeking Alpha - September 13 at 8:56 AM logoSeadrill: No Bankruptcy Today? - Seeking Alpha - September 13 at 8:55 AM logoSeadrill Files for Bankruptcy in Bid to Shrink Debt Burden - September 13 at 8:55 AM logoSeadrill files for bankruptcy protection and restructures debt - September 13 at 8:55 AM logoShareholders hit hard as Seadrill files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy - September 13 at 8:55 AM logo[$$] Offshore drilling group Seadrill files for bankruptcy - September 13 at 8:55 AM logoSeadrill Secures New Cash as Part of Chapter 11 Filing - September 13 at 8:55 AM logoSFL - Signing of Restructuring Agreement with Seadrill Limited - September 13 at 2:31 AM logoSeadrill Ltd. :SDRL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 11, 2017 - September 12 at 9:34 AM logoCritical Contrast: Atwood Oceanics (ATW) & Seadrill Limited (SDRL) - September 6 at 4:06 PM logoSeaDrill Ltd (SDRL) Stock Is Still As Good As Dead - - September 6 at 8:06 AM logoWhat Are Seadrill’s Restructuring Plans? - September 5 at 8:13 AM logoToday's Research Reports on Trending Tickers: DryShips Inc. and Seadrill Ltd. - September 5 at 8:13 AM logoGet Short Seadrill Into This Morning's Bogus Takeover News - September 2 at 8:31 AM logoWhat Was Behind Seadrill’s Rise in Revenue in 2Q17? - September 2 at 8:31 AM logoSeadrill Ltd (SDRL) Stock Blazes Higher on Possible M&A Interest - September 2 at 8:31 AM logoSeadrill (SDRL) Lost 45% in a Month: What's Pushing It Down? - Nasdaq - September 1 at 8:30 AM logoBasic questions emerge. I give answers. - Seeking Alpha - August 31 at 9:54 AM logoBasic questions emerge. I give answers. - Seeking Alpha - August 31 at 9:54 AM logoOffshore start-up Borr Drilling aims to expand fleet, keep costs low - August 31 at 9:54 AM logoOffshore start-up Borr Drilling aims to expand fleet, keep costs low - August 31 at 9:54 AM logoSeadrill Is Most Likely Filing For Bankruptcy In The U.S. And Not Bermuda - Why? - August 29 at 7:38 AM logoEnergy Stocks: Last Week’s Top Losers - August 29 at 7:38 AM logoSeadrill's (SDRL) CEO Anton Dibowitz on Q2 2017 Results ... - Seeking Alpha - August 25 at 11:28 AM logoSeadrill (SDRL) Q2 Earnings Break Even, Sales Down Y/Y - Nasdaq - August 25 at 11:28 AM logoSeadrill reports Q2 results. - Seeking Alpha - August 25 at 11:28 AM logoSeadrill slides as it prepares for Chap. 11 - Seeking Alpha - August 25 at 11:28 AM logoNabors Industries (NBR) and Seadrill Limited (SDRL) Head to Head Survey - August 23 at 6:24 PM logoSeadrill: Don't Expect A Repeat Of Seadrill Partners' Success - Seeking Alpha - August 23 at 11:23 AM logoCan Seadrill (SDRL) Pull a Surprise This Earnings Season? - August 22 at 6:36 AM 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



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