Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and thirty-five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has been recently noted -0.685% off of the 52-week high of 57.700 and +104.954% off of the 52-week low of 27.960. The stock has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $56.27. Goldman Sachs maintained it with "Buy" rating and $46 target price in Monday, May 9 report.
10/20/2016 - Halliburton Company had its "market perform" rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen.
Halliburton Company (HAL) is an interesting player in the Basic Materials space, with a focus on Oil & Gas Equipment & Services.
Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) now has a consensus Price Target of $62.48. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $38 and the Mean Price Target is $62.08.
The US company did report better-than-expected profits during its quarterly earnings report on Monday however, despite its caution regarding upcoming quarters.
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On the company's financial health, Halliburton Company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on Jan 23, 2017.
-EPS (Q4): $0.04 vs. $0.31 a year ago. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 100 Percent. The company's market cap is $49.44 billion. The stock has risen 93 percent in the last 12 months. The company said its operating results improved by $94 million driven primarily by increased pricing and utilization throughout the US land sector and effective cost management. If a company has a PEG Ratio under one, it may be seen as undervalued.
Shares are still well above their 200-day moving average at $45.75 and their 50-day moving average at $52.89. This calculation is derived from dividing the current share price by the projected earnings per share. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 0.4% while it's Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -47.1%.
EPS growth for this year is -119.40% and EPS growth for next year is expected to reach at 2300.00%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are 2.76 percent and 84.67 percent respectively. The stock exchanged hands with 11.28 million shares contrast to its average daily volume of 8.08 million shares. The share price is now -0.76 percent versus its SMA20, 3.73 percent versus its SMA50, and 20.43 percent versus its SMA200.
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