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Schlumberger Reacts to Crude Oil’s Price Change

Alex Chamberlin
Schlumberger Reacts to Crude Oil’s Price Change

The correlation coefficient between Schlumberger’s (SLB) stock price and WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil prices from April 11, 2017, to April 11, 2018, was 0.54. The correlation coefficient indicates a positive relationship between Schlumberger stock and crude oil prices. Schlumberger’s correlation with the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH) since April 11, 2017, was 0.85. OIH tracks an index of 25 oilfield equipment and services companies.