Valuation & Quant Update on Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)

Marco Green
January 19, 2018

The ROA of Halliburton Company is now valued at 0.80% indicating how profitable the company is in regards to its total assets. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 100% percent of times. Over the past three months, the average daily trading volume came in at about 1.43 million shares per day. Current trade price levels places HAL's stock about -10.09% away from the 52-week high and closed 38.42% away from the 52-week low. (NYSE:DNOW). The number of shares transacted for the day under observation was 1.03 million contracts. Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) has risen 36.37% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.83% the S&P500. Estabrook Capital Management grew its position in Halliburton by 82.8% during the second quarter.

Watching some historical volatility numbers on shares of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), we can see that the 12 month volatility is presently 24.535100. Arosa Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Halliburton Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $46.41B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.99% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $40.05. About 1.02M shares traded. While for the Next 5 years, the company could expect a growth of 20.4% per annum, whereas in the past Five years Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) showed a growth of -42.41 Percent per annum.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.21, from 1.64 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 20 investors sold USCR shares while 63 reduced holdings.

VANGUARD GROUP INC raised its stake in Zynga Inc. 348.95 million shares or 1.76% more from 342.91 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. New York State Common Retirement Fund invested in 2.04 million shares or 0.27% of the stock. Automobile Association reported 0.12% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Tocqueville Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership holds 234,200 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio.

Sirios Capital Management LP decreased Halliburton Co (HAL) stake by 1.33% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing.

Redmile Group Llc holds 3.04% of its portfolio in ImmunoGen, Inc. for 8.06 million shares. Rockland has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). 466 were accumulated by Tarbox Family Office. North Carolina-based Bb&T has invested 0.14% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $58.00 target price on shares of Halliburton in a research note on Tuesday. Gemmer Asset Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 220 shares. The FCF Growth of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) is 2.266589.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October 19th. World Asset Mngmt Inc holds 12,910 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Among 2 analysts covering SP Plus (NASDAQ:SP), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 90% are positive. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, October 6 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Monday, May 29. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, July 25 by Credit Suisse. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of USCR in report on Tuesday, September 26 with "Buy" rating.

In related news, VP Anne L. Beaty sold 2,937 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 8th.

Since September 5, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $3.80 million activity. 43,000 shares were sold by Pope Lawrence J, worth $1.71M on Tuesday, September 5. 5,953 shares were sold by Voyles Robb L., worth $297,650 on Wednesday, January 3. KIRKLAND JAMES A had sold 10,000 shares worth $376,000 on Friday, August 4. (NYSE:WTR). Asset Mgmt Inc reported 7,958 shares stake. Finally, Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Halliburton in the third quarter valued at about $202,000. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada set a $60.00 target price on shares of Halliburton and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, December 21st.

Earnings per share (ttm) for Halliburton Company (HAL) according to Finviz Data is $0.24. USCR's profit will be $13.48M for 23.06 P/E if the $0.85 EPS becomes a reality.

The company reported its last earnings Actual EPS of $0.42/share.

Among 8 analysts covering Union First Market Bankshares Corporation (NASDAQ:UBSH), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. Union First Market Bankshares Corporation had 28 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, February 22 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Outperform". Jefferies upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Friday, July 28 report. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, July 24 with "Hold". The rating was initiated by Citigroup on Tuesday, December 15 with "Neutral".

The company has a current ratio of 2.2 gauging towards its ability in paying short-term and long-term obligations. The rating was upgraded by Griffen Securities on Thursday, May 19 to "Buy". Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 7th were given a $0.18 dividend. Sandler O'Neill maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, January 4 report. The firm has "Outperform" rating by iBERIA Capital Partners given on Wednesday, May 4. Arrowgrass Capital Prtnrs (Us) Limited Partnership invested in 0.47% or 1.39M shares.

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