Halliburton Company — Recommendation Trends for

Elias Hubbard
September 21, 2017

Halliburton Co now has $37.88 billion valuation. After a recent spot-check, the stock has touched $43.26 which represents a change from the open of 0.85%.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January 23rd. It has outperformed by 2.33% the S&P500.

Pointstate Capital Lp increased Halliburton Co (HAL) stake by 306.38% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Independent Inc holds 26,300 shares. Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. now owns 2,711 shares of the oilfield services company's stock valued at $116,000 after acquiring an additional 1,266 shares during the last quarter.

Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly 3.76%. About 462,061 shares traded. IFP Advisors Inc increased its position in shares of Halliburton by 8.9% in the first quarter. It also reduced Ishares Tr (Put) (IWM) stake by 150,000 shares and now owns 400,000 shares.

Since April 5, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 1 sale for $334,155 activity. Lastly, BidaskClub boosted Halliburton from a "sell" recommendation to a "hold" recommendation in a analysis report on Wed, Jul 19th. The value of the total investment in Halliburton Company went from $2,095,000 to $1,934,763,000 increasing 92,251.5% quarter to quarter. The shares price has positioned -3.07% down over the past quarter while it has directed -15.84% toward a falling position throughout past six months. They are also projecting the Low EPS estimate of $0.34 and the High EPS estimate of $0.42. The lower end of the projection is $0.34 per share, while the higher end is $0.42 per share.

The recent development in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) stock have made investors to juggle around with their spending. Therefore 89% are positive. Halliburton Company had 120 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, May 19 by Argus Research. (NYSE:HTH) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Piper Jaffray. As per Tuesday, June 27, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Citigroup maintained Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) on Wednesday, October 21 with "Buy" rating. Finally, BMO Capital Markets dropped their price target on shares of Halliburton from $65.00 to $51.00 and set an "outperform" rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, July 14th. The firm has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Wednesday, June 7. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Monday, May 29. On Tuesday, January 26 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Outperform".

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q4 2016. Wesbanco Bank Inc. now owns 33,738 shares of the oilfield services company's stock worth $1,660,000 after purchasing an additional 6,500 shares during the period. 125 funds opened positions while 283 raised stakes. Ltd. now owns 64,305 shares of the oilfield services company's stock worth $2,886,000 after buying an additional 23,123 shares during the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System reported 1.84M shares stake. Marietta Inv Prtnrs Ltd Liability Company holds 16,230 shares. Twin Tree Mngmt Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.03% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Cullen Capital Limited Co invested in 0.04% or 20,650 shares. Bbva Compass Retail Bank stated it has 0.02% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). California-based Insight & has invested 1.09% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). 182,701 were reported by Affinity Invest Limited Liability. The firm owned 100,699 shares of the oilfield services company's stock after buying an additional 40,328 shares during the period.

From another technical standpoint, Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)'s 14-day Relative Strength Index (RSI) has reached 63.49, putting it inside a neutral zone. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 6th will be issued a $0.18 dividend. The North Carolina-based First Citizens Bancorp & Com has invested 0.08% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). It improved, as 88 investors sold FB shares while 531 reduced holdings. Schwab Charles Inc holds 0.01% or 308,152 shares. National Pension Serv reported 644,863 shares. Crawford Counsel accumulated 2,790 shares. Stevens First Principles Investment Advisors owns 123,768 shares or 3.57% of their U.S. portfolio. Segall Bryant Hamill Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 286,996 shares. Koch invested 0.47% of its portfolio in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). The company was initiated on Thursday, March 31 by FBR Capital. 6,372K shares changed hands on Tuesday. 79,025 shares were sold by White Alan B, worth $2.06 million. 20,000 shares were sold by Wehner David M., worth $3.00 million.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -46.24% per annum. Sandberg Sheryl had sold 163,500 shares worth $24.45M on Wednesday, May 24.

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