$0.17 EPS Expected for Halliburton Company (HAL)

July 18, 2017 - By Vivian Currie

 $0.17 EPS Expected for Halliburton Company (HAL)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.12 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.24, from 0.88 in 2016Q3. It increased, 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.
Andra Ap has 81,600 shares. 57,733 are owned by Alexandria Capital Limited Liability Corporation. Sawgrass Asset Limited Liability Com holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) for 10,480 shares. Whittier Tru Of Nevada Incorporated holds 5,175 shares. Royal Bancorporation Of Canada stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Cwm Limited invested in 0.09% or 25,725 shares. Alpha Cubed Invests Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 5,738 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Assetmark Incorporated accumulated 2,998 shares or 0% of the stock. Banque Pictet And Cie holds 1.41% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) for 1.01 million shares. Veritable Ltd Partnership reported 40,635 shares. Blair William And Il reported 0.04% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Affinity Inv Lc reported 182,701 shares. Signalpoint Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 6,060 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board invested 0.02% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Investment Management Of Virginia Limited Liability owns 0.34% invested in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) for 26,125 shares.

Since January 26, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $4.40 million activity. The insider Miller Jeffrey Allen sold 725 shares worth $36,453. Another trade for 874 shares valued at $50,728 was made by Jones Myrtle L on Thursday, January 26. MCCOLLUM MARK A sold $4.76 million worth of stock or 89,300 shares. $370,608 worth of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) shares were bought by Albrecht William E. 5,390 shares were bought by GERBER MURRY, worth $307,817 on Friday, February 10.

Analysts expect Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) to report $0.17 EPS on July, 19.They anticipate $0.31 EPS change or 221.43 % from last quarter’s $-0.14 EPS. HAL’s profit would be $147.18M giving it 64.87 P/E if the $0.17 EPS is correct. After having $0.04 EPS previously, Halliburton Company’s analysts see 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. Cowen & Co maintained Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) on Friday, July 7 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, May 17 by FBR Capital. The stock of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 19 by DA Davidson. Credit Suisse maintained Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) rating on Thursday, June 29. Credit Suisse has “Buy” rating and $6000 target. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Market Perform” on Tuesday, January 26. The stock of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 22 by Argus Research. The stock has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, May 9. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, October 5. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Wednesday, October 21. The rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with “Neutral” on Tuesday, October 20.

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: Bloomberg.com which released: “Halliburton Says Oil Will Spike in 2020 After $2 Trillion in Industry Cuts” on July 12, 2017, also Upi.com with their article: “Halliburton acquires pumping service company” published on July 06, 2017, Investorplace.com published: “Will Halliburton Company (HAL) Miss Out on Fracking Boom?” on July 13, 2017. More interesting news about Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) were released by: Zacks.com and their article: “Halliburton Increases Recruitment as Fracking Demand Rises” published on July 11, 2017 as well as Chron.com‘s news article titled: “Halliburton hiring 100 per month to meet Texas fracking demand” with publication date: July 10, 2017.

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