Schlumberger 2011 Annual Report - page 30

Item 5. Market for Schlumberger’s Common Stock, Related Stockholder Matters and Issuer Purchases of
Equity Securities.
As of December 31, 2011, there were approximately 23,719 stockholders of record. The principal United States
market for Schlumberger’s common stock is the NYSE, where it is traded under the symbol “SLB,” although it is traded
on other exchanges in and outside the United States, including the Euronext Paris, the London Stock Exchange and the
SIX Swiss Exchange.
Common Stock, Market Prices and Dividends Declared per Share
Quarterly high and low prices for Schlumberger’s common stock as reported by the NYSE (composite transactions),
together with dividends declared per share in each quarter of 2011 and 2010, were:
Price Range Dividends
$95.64 $79.74 $0.25
95.00 79.55 0.25
95.53 58.77 0.25
77.65 54.79 0.25
$ 72.00 $ 59.42 $ 0.21
73.99 51.67 0.21
63.72 52.91 0.21
84.11 60.57 0.21
On January 19, 2012, Schlumberger announced that its Board of Directors had approved an increase in the quarterly
dividend of 10%, to $0.275.
There are no legal restrictions on the payment of dividends or ownership or voting of such shares, except as to
shares held as treasury stock. Under current legislation, stockholders are not subject to any Curaçao withholding or
other Curaçao taxes attributable to the ownership of such shares.
The following graph compares the cumulative total stockholder return on Schlumberger common stock, assuming
reinvestment of dividends on the last day of the month of payment into common stock of Schlumberger, with the
cumulative total return on the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (S&P 500 Index) and the cumulative total return on the
Philadelphia Oil Service Index (OSX) over the five-year period ended December 31, 2011. The stockholder return set
forth below is not necessarily indicative of future performance. The following graph and related information shall not
be deemed “soliciting material” or to be “filed” with the SEC, nor shall such information be incorporated by reference
into any future filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, except to the extent that
Schlumberger specifically incorporates it by reference into such filing.
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