In yesterday’s Wall Street session, Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) shares traded at $36.71, down -2.03% from the previous session.
HAL stock price is now 15.37% away from the 50-day moving average and 9.84% away from the 200-day moving average. The market capitalization of the company currently stands at $34.02B.
With the price target maintained at $52, Wells Fargo recently Upgraded its rating from Equal Weight to Overweight for Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL). On October 19, 2022, Jefferies recently initiated its ‘Buy’ rating on the stock quoting a target price of $40, while ‘Piper Sandler’ rates the stock as ‘Overweight’.
In other news, Pope Lawrence J, EVP Administration & CHRO sold 50,000 shares of the company’s stock on Nov 08. The stock was sold for $1,997,500 at an average price of $39.95. Upon completion of the transaction, the EVP Administration & CHRO now directly owns 223,666 shares in the company, valued at $8.21 million. An SEC document containing details of the transaction can be found on the SEC’s website. On Oct 28, Director Banks Margaret Katherine sold 6,000 shares of the business’s stock. A total of $212,940 was realized by selling the stock at an average price of $35.49. This leaves the insider owning 14,625 shares of the company worth $0.54 million. Insiders disposed of 830,103 shares of company stock worth roughly $30.47 million over the past 1 year. A total of 0.20% of the company’s stock is owned by insiders.
There have been several recent changes in the stakes of large investors in HAL stock. A new stake in Halliburton Company shares was purchased by EAGLE ASSET MANAGEMENT INC during the first quarter worth $75,697,000. TWINBEECH CAPITAL LP invested $61,769,000 in shares of HAL during the first quarter. In the first quarter, POLAR ASSET MANAGEMENT PARTNERS INC. acquired a new stake in Halliburton Company valued at approximately $13,366,000. ENGINEERS GATE MANAGER LP acquired a new stake in HAL for approximately $13,247,000. PEOPLE’S UNITED FINANCIAL, INC. purchased a new stake in HAL valued at around $12,808,000 in the second quarter. In total, there are 1,170 active investors with 84.80% ownership of the company’s stock.
On Friday morning Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) stock kicked off with the opening price of $36.49. During the past 12 months, Halliburton Company has had a low of $20.77 and a high of $43.99. As of last week, the company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.00, a current ratio of 2.10, and a quick ratio of 1.50. The fifty day moving average price for HAL is $31.96 and a two-hundred day moving average price translates $33.45 for the stock.
The latest earnings results from Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) was released for Sep, 2022. According to the Oil & Gas Equipment & Services Company, earnings per share came in at $0.6, beating analysts’ expectations of $0.56 by 0.04. This compares to $0.26 EPS in the same period last year. The net profit margin was 9.20% and return on equity was 24.40% for HAL. The company reported revenue of $5.36 billion for the quarter, compared to $3.86 billion a year earlier. Comparatively to last year’s same quarter, the company’s quarterly revenue rose 38.78 percent. For the current quarter, analysts expect HAL to generate $5.58B in revenue.
Moreover, the firm recently paid out its quarterly dividend on 09/28/2022. Investors who held shares on 09/07/2022 were paid a $0.12 dividend. On an annualized basis, this represents a $0.48 dividend and a 1.31% percent yield. There was an ex-dividend date of 09/06/2022 for this dividend. In terms of dividend payout ratio, HAL is presently at 21.00%.
Halliburton Company(HAL) Company Profile
Halliburton Company provides products and services to the energy industry worldwide. It operates in two segments, Completion and Production, and Drilling and Evaluation. The Completion and Production segment offers production enhancement services that include stimulation and sand control services; cementing services, such as well bonding and casing, and casing equipment; completion tools that offer downhole solutions and services, including well completion products and services, intelligent well completions, and service tools, as well as liner hanger, sand control, and multilateral systems; production solutions comprising coiled tubing, hydraulic workover units, downhole tools, and pumping and nitrogen services; and pipeline and process services, such as pre-commissioning, commissioning, maintenance, and decommissioning. This segment also provides electrical submersible pumps, as well as artificial lift services. The Drilling and Evaluation segment offers drilling fluid systems, performance additives, completion fluids, solids control, specialized testing equipment, and waste management services; oilfield completion, production, and downstream water and process treatment chemicals and services; drilling systems and services; wireline and perforating services consists of open-hole logging, and cased-hole and slickline; and drill bits and services comprising roller cone rock bits, fixed cutter bits, hole enlargement, and related downhole tools and services, as well as coring equipment and services. This segment also provides cloud based digital services and artificial intelligence solutions on an open architecture for subsurface insights, integrated well construction, and reservoir and production management; testing and subsea services, such as acquisition and analysis of reservoir information and optimization solutions; and project management and integrated asset management services. Halliburton Company was founded in 1919 and is based in Houston, Texas.