Halliburton Company (HAL) Analysts See $0.17 EPS

July 18, 2017 - By test

 Halliburton Company (HAL) Analysts See $0.17 EPS
Investors sentiment increased to 1.12 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.24, from 0.88 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 64 investors sold Halliburton Company shares while 301 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 283 raised stakes. 680.96 million shares or 2.31% more from 665.59 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Delta Management Limited Liability Com has invested 2.25% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi owns 358,740 shares. Fjarde Ap stated it has 204,747 shares or 0.26% of all its holdings. Staley Advisers Inc has invested 0.05% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). California Public Employees Retirement Systems reported 2.05M shares stake. Cap Limited Ca invested in 126,185 shares or 0.48% of the stock. Gemmer Asset Management Limited Liability Corp reported 472 shares. Hudock Cap Gru Lc has 0.05% invested in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Citigroup holds 439,580 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Tower Bridge Advisors reported 80,732 shares stake. Massachusetts Fincl Svcs Ma accumulated 1.43M shares. 5,000 are owned by Berson Corrado Inv Advisors Limited Company. Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis Company Inc, a New York-based fund reported 52,500 shares. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Limited Com invested 0% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Independent Invsts Inc accumulated 0.66% or 26,300 shares.

Since January 26, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $4.40 million activity. On Wednesday, March 8 the insider Jones Myrtle L sold $38,209. MCCOLLUM MARK A sold 89,300 shares worth $4.76M. Shares for $370,608 were bought by Albrecht William E. $307,817 worth of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) was bought by GERBER MURRY on Friday, February 10. Another trade for 725 shares valued at $36,453 was sold by Miller Jeffrey Allen.

Wall Street await Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) to release earnings on July, 19. Analysts forecast EPS of $0.17, up exactly $0.31 or 221.43 % from 2014’s $-0.14 EPS. The expected HAL’s profit could reach $147.18M giving the stock 64.87 P/E in the case that $0.17 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.04 EPS for the previous quarter, Halliburton Company’s analysts now forecast 325.00 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $44.11. About 17 shares traded. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has risen 19.03% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.33% the S&P500.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) Ratings Coverage

Among 36 analysts covering Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), 31 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Halliburton Company had 110 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Societe Generale downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, July 19 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global on Wednesday, January 13. On Wednesday, January 18 the stock rating was initiated by SunTrust with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Nomura on Thursday, October 20. On Thursday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by DA Davidson with “Buy”. Societe Generale upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, October 3 report. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, April 19 with “Overweight”. On Thursday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Nomura given on Thursday, July 21. On Wednesday, May 4 the stock rating was maintained by iBERIA Capital Partners with “Outperform”.

Halliburton Company provides services and products to the upstream oil and natural gas industry throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir, from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to drilling and formation evaluation, well construction and completion, and optimizing production throughout the life of the field. The company has market cap of $38.19 billion. It operates through two divisions: the Completion and Production segment, and the Drilling and Evaluation segment. It currently has negative earnings. The Completion and Production segment delivers cementing, stimulation, intervention, pressure control, specialty chemicals, artificial lift and completion services.

More notable recent Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) news were published by: Upi.com which released: “Halliburton acquires pumping service company” on July 06, 2017, also Zacks.com with their article: “Halliburton Increases Recruitment as Fracking Demand Rises” published on July 11, 2017, Worldoil.com published: “Jeff Miller shares his vision for Halliburton’s future” on July 17, 2017. More interesting news about Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) were released by: Bloomberg.com and their article: “Halliburton Says Oil Will Spike in 2020 After $2 Trillion in Industry Cuts” published on July 12, 2017 as well as Nytimes.com‘s news article titled: “Exclusive-Halliburton in Talks to Buy Billionaire Kaiser’s Equipment Firm: Sources” with publication date: June 28, 2017.

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