Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) closed its last session at $44.21. The stock traded within a range of $43.98 and $44.49. The company operates in the Energy sector with a market capitalization of 38.95 Million. Trading volume for Halliburton Company was 4.67 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has an average volume of 8.08 Million.

Company Profile

Halliburton is one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. The company serves the upstream oil and 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 through the life of the field. The company operates under two main segments: Completion and Production, and Drilling and Evaluation.

Analyst Views

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) received a Buy rating from 8 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 1 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) touched its 1-Year High price of $58.78 on 01/26/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $38.18 on 08/18/17.

EPS & Financials

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.42/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.37/Share by a difference of $0.05. This showed a surprise of 13.5% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 34 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.46/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.48/share and a low EPS of $0.43/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $5.62 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 5.94 Billion and 5.29 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BEARISH with HIGH volatility. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has a 20-Day average volume of 8.49 Million. According to today’s trading volume Halliburton Company is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing BELOW Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.2 Percent and Institutional ownership of 82.7 Percent. The return on assets stands at 0.8%, Return on Equity currently is 2.3% and the Return on Investment value is -22.6%.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) gross margin percentage stands at 9.3% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 5.5 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 1.1 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 1.86% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 1.8 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -3.65 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of -18.27 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 5.5%. The return on invested capital is at -22.6%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 49.61.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -3.65%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -18.27% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.