Schlumberger Revenues And Revenue Growth From 2012 To 2016

This report provides the last five years revenues and revenue growth of Schlumberger Limited (SLB) from 2012 to 2016. Schlumberger generated a total of $27.8 billion revenues during 2016. Schlumberger reported a revenue growth of -21.6% year-over-year during 2016. The revenues and the revenue growth correspond to the fiscal year ending in December.

Schlumberger Revenues From 2012 To 2016

Here are the revenues and the revenue growth details of Schlumberger during the last five years:

  • Schlumberger generated a total of $41.7 billion revenues during 2012. Schlumberger reported a revenue growth of 14.1% year-over-year during 2012.
  • Schlumberger generated a total of $45.3 billion revenues during 2013. Schlumberger reported a revenue growth of 8.5% year-over-year during 2013.
  • Schlumberger generated a total of $48.6 billion revenues during 2014. Schlumberger reported a revenue growth of 7.3% year-over-year during 2014.
  • Schlumberger generated a total of $35.5 billion revenues during 2015. Schlumberger reported a revenue growth of -27% year-over-year during 2015.
  • Schlumberger generated a total of $27.8 billion revenues during 2016. Schlumberger reported a revenue growth of -21.6% year-over-year during 2016.

Why Analyze Revenue Growth?

Revenue growth is the most commonly analyzed financial metric. Revenue Growth is the percent increase (or decrease) of a company's revenue between two time periods. It is computed by using the following formula: ((revenues during the time period two - revenues during the time period one) / revenues during the time period one)*100. If the time periods are two consecutive years, then the revenue growth is referred to as the annual revenue growth year-over-year. If the time periods are two consecutive quarters, then the revenue growth is referred to as the quarterly revenue growth quarter-over-quarter. If the time periods refer to the same quarter in the two consecutive years, then the revenue growth is referred to as quarterly revenue growth year-over-year. In case the time periods are two non-consecutive years, then the revenue CAGR (Commutative Annual Growth Rate) is computed.

Revenue growth analysis is important for a number of reasons. First, it helps in understanding how a business is performing. If the revenue growth rates are positive, it means the business is performing well and the revenues are increasing. If the revenue growth rates are negative, it means the revenues are declining and the company needs to take measures to increase them. If they don't, the company will continue to shrink. Second, a company's historical revenue growth analysis along with the market size and market share analysis helps in forecasting the future revenues of a company. Third, a comparison of a company's growth rates with its competitors helps in determining who is winning more business. A revenue growth higher than the industry average translates into increasing market share. Companies with very high revenue growth rates have the potential to be the industry disrupters.

Schlumberger Ranking

With $27.8 billion revenues, Schlumberger ranked number 93 in the R&P Research list of top-3000 public companies in the US by revenues during 2016. Each one of the top-3000 companies generated more than $50 million of annual revenues during 2016.

The top-20 companies in the US by revenues during 2016 were:

  1. Walmart ($482.1 billion)
  2. ExxonMobil ($226.1 billion)
  3. Berkshire Hathaway ($223.6 billion)
  4. Apple ($215.6 billion)
  5. McKesson ($190.9 billion)
  6. UnitedHealth Group ($184.8 billion)
  7. CVS Health ($177.5 billion)
  8. General Motors ($166.4 billion)
  9. AT&T ($163.8 billion)
  10. Ford Motor ($151.8 billion)
  11. AmerisourceBergen ($146.8 billion)
  12. Amazon ($136 billion)
  13. Verizon ($126 billion)
  14. General Electric ($123.7 billion)
  15. Cardinal Health ($121.5 billion)
  16. Costco ($118.7 billion)
  17. Walgreens Boots Alliance ($117.4 billion)
  18. Chevron ($114.5 billion)
  19. Kroger ($109.8 billion)
  20. Express Scripts Holding ($100.3 billion)

For the purpose of performance benchmarking of a company with a sector or industry average, R&P Research associates every company with one sector and one industry. An industry consists of companies with related/similar business models. A sector comprises of a group of related/similar industries. For example, Life Sciences sector is comprised of following industries: Pharmaceuticals; Medical Devices; Biotechnology; Diagnostics & Scientific Instruments.

Schlumberger is associated with Oil & Gas Sector and Oil & Gas Equipment and Services Industry.

With $27.8 billion revenues, Schlumberger ranked number 7 of all the companies in the US Oil & Gas sector. There were a total of 230 public companies in the US Oil & Gas sector that had revenues greater than $50 million during 2016.

The top-10 companies in the US Oil & Gas sector by revenues during 2016 were:

  1. ExxonMobil ($226.1 billion)
  2. Chevron ($114.5 billion)
  3. Phillips 66 ($85.8 billion)
  4. Valero Energy ($75.7 billion)
  5. Marathon Petroleum ($63.4 billion)
  6. Energy Transfer Equity ($37.5 billion)
  7. Schlumberger ($27.8 billion)
  8. Imperial Oil ($27.4 billion)
  9. World Fuel ($27 billion)
  10. Tesoro ($24.6 billion)

Oil & Gas sector is comprised of the following industries: Oil & Gas Production; Oil & Gas Distribution; Oil & Gas Equipment and Services; Alternative Energy. The definitions for each of the industries is as follows:

  • Oil & Gas Production industry includes companies primarily engaged in operating oil & gas properties. Key activities may include exploration for crude petroleum and natural gas; drilling, completing, and equipping wells; and all other activities in the preparation of oil and gas up to the point of shipment from the producing property. It also includes companies engaged in crude petroleum refining and producing gasoline, kerosene, distillate fuel oils, residual fuel oils, and lubricants, through fractionation or straight distillation of crude oil.
  • Oil & Gas Distribution industry includes companies primarily engaged in the pipeline transportation of petroleum, natural gas, and other commodities. It also includes companies primarily engaged in the wholesale and retail distribution of petroleum and petroleum products.
  • Oil & Gas Equipment and Services industry includes companies primarily engaged in drilling wells for oil or gas field operations for others on a contract or fee basis. It also includes companies providing exploration services and machinery & equipment for oil and gas field operations.
  • Alternative Energy industry includes companies that develop or manufacture renewable energy equipment utilizing sources such as solar, wind, geothermal, hydro, and waves. It also includes companies that produce alternative fuels such as methanol, ethanol, hydrogen and biofuels that are mainly used to power vehicles.

With $27.8 billion revenues, Schlumberger ranked number 1 of all the companies in the US Oil & Gas Equipment and Services industry. There were a total of 55 public companies in the US Oil & Gas Equipment and Services industry that had revenues greater than $50 million during 2016.

The top-10 companies in the US Oil & Gas Equipment and Services industry by revenues during 2016 were:

  1. Schlumberger ($27.8 billion)
  2. Halliburton ($15.9 billion)
  3. Baker Hughes ($9.8 billion)
  4. National Oilwell Varco ($7.3 billion)
  5. Weatherford International ($5.7 billion)
  6. Transocean ($4.2 billion)
  7. Ensco ($2.8 billion)
  8. McDermott International ($2.6 billion)
  9. Noble Corp ($2.3 billion)
  10. Oceaneering International ($2.3 billion)

Companies Segmentation

To identify and analyze high/low growth or most/least profitable similar-size companies in different sectors or industries, R&P research classifies all companies into different segments based upon their revenues, revenue growth, and net profit margins.

Based upon their annual revenues, the companies are classified into one of the following four segments:

  1. Mega companies, having revenues greater than $50 billion.
  2. Very Large companies, having revenues between $10 billion and $50 billion.
  3. Large companies, having revenues between $1 billion and $10 billion.
  4. Mid-size companies, having revenues between $50 million and $1 billion.

With $27.8 billion revenues, Schlumberger was in the Very Large companies revenue segment during 2016. There were a total of 239 companies in the Very Large companies revenue segment during 2016.

Based upon their annual revenue growth, the companies are classified into one of the following eight segments:

  1. Very High positive growth companies, having annual revenue growth greater than 50%.
  2. High positive growth companies, having annual revenue growth between 20% and 50%.
  3. Medium positive growth companies, having annual revenue growth between 5% and 20%.
  4. Low positive growth companies, having annual revenue growth between 0% and 5%.
  5. Low negative growth companies, having annual revenue growth between -5% and 0%.
  6. Medium negative growth companies, having annual revenue growth between -20% and -5%.
  7. High negative growth companies, having annual revenue growth between -50% and -20%.
  8. Very High negative growth companies, having annual revenue growth less than -50%.

With -21.6% revenue growth year-over-year, Schlumberger was in the High negative revenue growth segment during 2016. There were a total of 169 companies in the High negative revenue growth segment during 2016. Of the US top-3000 companies, 1985 (nearly two-third of the total) had positive revenue growth and 1015 (nearly one-third of the total) had negative revenue growth during 2016.

Based upon their annual net profit margin, the companies are classified into one of the following eight segments:

  1. Very High positive margin companies, having net profit margin greater than 50%.
  2. High positive margin companies, having net profit margin between 20% and 50%.
  3. Medium positive margin companies, having net profit margin between 5% and 20%.
  4. Low positive margin companies, having net profit margin between 0% and 5%.
  5. Low negative margin companies, having net profit margin between -5% and 0%.
  6. Medium negative margin companies, having net profit margin between -20% and -5%.
  7. High negative margin companies, having net profit margin between -50% and -20%.
  8. Very High negative margin companies, having net profit margin less than -50%.

With a net margin of -6.1%, Schlumberger was in the Medium negative net profit margin segment during 2016. There were a total of 252 companies in the Medium negative net profit margin segment during 2016. Of the US top-3000 companies, 2244 (nearly three-fourth of the total) had positive net profit margin and 756 (nearly one-fourth of the total) had negative net profit margin during 2016.

Company Business Summary

Schlumberger Limited supplies technology products and services to the oil and gas exploration and production industry worldwide. Its Reservoir Characterization Group segment provides reservoir imaging, monitoring, and development services; wireline technologies for open and cased-hole services; slickline services; exploration and production pressure and flow-rate measurement services comprising surface and downhole services; software integrated solutions, such as software, consulting, information management, and IT infrastructure services; consulting services for reservoir characterization, field development planning, and production enhancement; and petrotechnical data services and training solutions, as well as integrated management services. Its Drilling Group segment designs, manufactures, and markets roller cone and fixed cutter drill bits; supplies drilling fluid systems; provides pressure drilling and underbalanced drilling solutions, and environmental services and products; mud logging services; land drilling rigs and support services; and well planning and drilling, engineering, supervision, logistics, procurement, contracting, and drilling rig management services, as well as bottom-hole-assembly, borehole-enlargement technologies, impact tools, tubulars, and tubular services. Its Production Group segment provides well services comprising pressure pumping, well cementing, and stimulation services; coiled tubing equipment; well completion services and equipment that include packers, safety valves, and sand control technology, as well as completions technology and equipment; artificial lifts; and integrated production and production management services. Its Cameron Group segment offers integrated subsea production systems; surface systems; drilling equipment and services; and valve products and measurement systems. The company was formerly known as Societe de Prospection Electrique. Schlumberger Limited was founded in 1926 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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Revenues Analysis

Schlumberger (SLB) Revenues And Revenue Growth From 2012 To 2016

This report provides the last five years revenues and revenue growth of Schlumberger Limited (SLB) from 2012 to 2016. Schlumberger generated a total of $27.8 billion revenues during 2016. Schlumberger reported a revenue growth of -21.6% year-over-year during 2016. The revenues and the revenue growth correspond to the fiscal year ending in December.

Schlumberger (SLB) Revenues And Revenue Growth From 2002 To 2016

This report provides the last fifteen years revenues and revenue growth of Schlumberger Limited (SLB) from 2002 to 2016. Schlumberger generated a total of $27.8 billion revenues during 2016. Schlumberger reported a revenue growth of -21.6% year-over-year during 2016. The revenues and the revenue growth correspond to the fiscal year ending in December.

Schlumberger (SLB) Revenue Growth Comparison With Industry Growth From 2012 To...

This report provides a comparison of Schlumberger Limited (SLB) revenue growth with Oil & Gas Equipment and Services industry growth during the last five years from 2012 to 2016. Schlumberger reported a revenue growth of -21.6% year-over-year during 2016. The Oil & Gas Equipment and Services industry growth was -33.3% year-over-year during 2016. Schlumberger growth was faster than the industry during 2016.

Profit Analysis

Schlumberger (SLB) Net Profit And Net Margin From 2012 To 2016

This report provides the last five years net profit and net margin of Schlumberger Limited (SLB) from 2012 to 2016. Schlumberger reported a total net income of -$1.7 billion during 2016. Schlumberger generated a total of $27.8 billion revenues during 2016. Schlumberger net profit margin was -6.1% during 2016. The net profit and the net profit margin correspond to the fiscal year ending in December.

Schlumberger (SLB) Net Profit And Net Margin From 2002 To 2016

This report provides the last fifteen years net profit and net margin of Schlumberger Limited (SLB) from 2002 to 2016. Schlumberger reported a total net income of -$1.7 billion during 2016. Schlumberger generated a total of $27.8 billion revenues during 2016. Schlumberger net profit margin was -6.1% during 2016. The net profit and the net profit margin correspond to the fiscal year ending in December.

Schlumberger (SLB) Net Profit Margin Comparison With Industry From 2012 To...

This report provides a comparison of Schlumberger Limited (SLB) net profit margin with Oil & Gas Equipment and Services industry net profit margin during the last five years from 2012 to 2016. Schlumberger reported a net profit margin of -6.1% during 2016. The Oil & Gas Equipment and Services industry net profit margin was -18.4% during 2016. Schlumberger was more profitable than the industry during 2016.

Cost & Expenses Analysis

Schlumberger (SLB) Cost of Sales (COGS) Analysis From 2012 To 2016

This report provides the last five years cost of sales (COGS) analysis of Schlumberger Limited (SLB) from 2012 to 2016. Schlumberger spent a total of $24.1 billion on COGS during 2016. Schlumberger generated a total of $27.8 billion revenues during 2016. As a percentage of revenues, Schlumberger spent 86.7% of its total revenues on COGS during 2016. The cost of sales (COGS) numbers are for the fiscal year ending in December.

Schlumberger (SLB) Research & Development (R&D) Spending Analysis From 2012 To...

This report provides the last five years research and development (R&D) expenses of Schlumberger Limited (SLB) from 2012 to 2016. Schlumberger spent a total of $1 billion on research and development (R&D) activities during 2016. Schlumberger generated a total of $27.8 billion revenues during 2016. As a percentage of revenues, Schlumberger spent 3.6% of its total revenues on R&D activities during 2016. The R&D spending numbers are for the fiscal year ending in December.

Schlumberger (SLB) Sales, Marketing, General & Administrative (SG&A) Spending Analysis From...

This report provides the last five years sales, marketing, general & administrative (SG&A) expenses of Schlumberger Limited (SLB) from 2012 to 2016. Schlumberger spent a total of $403 million on sales, marketing, general, and administrative (SG&A) activities during 2016. Schlumberger generated a total of $27.8 billion revenues during 2016. As a percentage of revenues, Schlumberger spent 1.4% of its total revenues on SG&A activities during 2016. The SG&A spending numbers are for the fiscal year ending in December.

Working Capital Analysis

Schlumberger (SLB) Inventory Spending Analysis From 2012 To 2016

This report provides the last five years inventory spending analysis of Schlumberger Limited (SLB) from 2012 to 2016. Schlumberger invested a total of $4.2 billion on inventories during 2016. Schlumberger generated a total of $27.8 billion revenues during 2016. As a percentage of revenues, Schlumberger invested 15.2% of its total revenues on inventories during 2016. The inventory numbers are for the fiscal year ending in December.

Schlumberger (SLB) Accounts Receivable (A/R) Analysis From 2012 To 2016

This report provides the last five years Accounts Receivable (A/R) analysis of Schlumberger Limited (SLB) from 2012 to 2016. Schlumberger invested a total of $9.4 billion on accounts receivable during 2016. Schlumberger generated a total of $27.8 billion revenues during 2016. As a percentage of revenues, Schlumberger invested 33.8% of its total revenues on accounts receivable during 2016. The accounts receivable numbers are for the fiscal year ending in December.

Schlumberger (SLB) Accounts Payable (A/P) Analysis From 2012 To 2016

This report provides the last five years Accounts Payable (A/P) analysis of Schlumberger Limited (SLB) from 2012 to 2016. Schlumberger invested a total of $10.7 billion on accounts payable during 2016. Schlumberger generated a total of $27.8 billion revenues during 2016. As a percentage of revenues, Schlumberger invested 38.5% of its total revenues on accounts payable activities during 2016. The accounts payable numbers are for the fiscal year ending in December.

Asset Management Analysis

Schlumberger (SLB) Property, Plant & Equipment (PP&E) Investment Analysis From 2012...

This report provides the last five years property, plant & equipment (PP&E) investment analysis of Schlumberger Limited (SLB) from 2012 to 2016. Schlumberger invested a total of $12.8 billion on property, plant & equipment (PP&E) activities during 2016. Schlumberger generated a total of $27.8 billion revenues during 2016. As a percentage of revenues, Schlumberger invested 46.1% of its total revenues on PP&E activities during 2016. The PP&E investment numbers are for the fiscal year ending in December.

Schlumberger (SLB) Intangible Assets Analysis From 2012 To 2016

This report provides the last five years Intangible assets analysis of Schlumberger Limited (SLB) from 2012 to 2016. Schlumberger invested a total of $35.9 billion on Intangible assets during 2016. Schlumberger generated a total of $27.8 billion revenues during 2016. As a percentage of revenues, Schlumberger invested 129.2% of its total revenues on intangible assets during 2016. The Intangible asset numbers are for the fiscal year ending in December.

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