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: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:SDRL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $268.67 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 504,444,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $0.66
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $1.98
  • 52 Week Range: $0.51 - $4.59
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -0.71
  • P/E Growth: 0.070
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.97 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.09
  • Book Value: $18.87 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.03
  • EBIDTA: $1.66 billion
  • 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%
  • Average Volume: 12.13 million shs.
  • Beta: 2.52
  • Short Ratio: 5.72

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 results on Thursday, May, 26th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the 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 positive return on equity of 8.22% and a negative net margin of 1.10%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 28.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.86 EPS. View Seadrill Ltd's Earnings History.

Are investors shorting Seadrill Ltd?

Seadrill Ltd saw a decline in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 78,131,853 shares, a decline of 3.7% from the April 28th total of 81,097,622 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,824,316 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 11.4 days. Currently, 22.0% of the company's shares are short sold.

Who are some of Seadrill Ltd's key competitors?

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 $0.53.

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
(Data available from 5/26/2015 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: $-0.1800 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.7500 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'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 logoSeadrill - An Overview Of Equity, Bonds And Options - Seeking Alpha - May 1 at 8:50 AM logoShort Interest in Seadrill Ltd (SDRL) Decreases By 13.4% - May 1 at 7:02 AM logoWhy Seadrill Ltd's New Billion-Dollar Contracts Won't Save Shareholders - Motley Fool - April 28 at 9:00 PM logoWhy Seadrill Ltd's New Billion-Dollar Contracts Won't Save Shareholders - April 28 at 2:29 PM 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



Seadrill Ltd (SDRL) Chart for Friday, May, 26, 2017

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