Analysts Point To Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) Growth In The Future

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As a NYSE listed company, HAL falls under the Energy sector while operating within the Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $39.91 and fluctuated between $40.44 as its day high and $39.51 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Halliburton Co. is $35.52B. A total of 5.71 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 7.45M shares.

In the most recent transaction, Banks Margaret Katherine sold 5,000 shares of HAL for 35.30 per share on Mar 05 ’24. After the transaction, the Director now owns 9,625 company shares. In a previous transaction on Mar 04 ’24, Miller Jeffrey Allen sold 377,000 shares at 35.30 per share. HAL shares that Director, President & CEO owns now total 759,015.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Beckwith Van H. disposed of 5,000 shares on Oct 20 ’23 at a per-share price of $42.94. This resulted in the EVP, Secretary and CLO holding 176,334 shares of HAL after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Beckwith Van H. sold 5,000 shares at $42.84 per share on Oct 13 ’23. Company shares held by the EVP, Secretary and CLO now total 181,334.


Investors prefer companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook. Halliburton Co. pays an annual dividend of $0.65, resulting in a dividend yield of 1.63%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 13.65. HAL’s most recent ex-dividend date was 3/5/2024 when it declared a $0.17 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 3/27/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 12/27/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 12/6/2023. The HAL stock dividend was $0.16 per share in cash.

In spite of price targets being rarely accurate, it tends to exert some kind influence from time to time, and was often accepted by the market as having some value. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, HAL has a high of $43.85 and a low of $27.84.

As of this writing, HAL has an earnings estimate of $0.74 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 24 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.76 per share and a lower estimate of $0.73. The company reported an EPS of $0.72 in the last quarter, which was 2.90% higher than expectations of $0.7.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

The balance sheet of a company shows what assets and liabilities a company has, as well as the amount, equity investors have invested. With the help of this information, a company’s financial ratios can be calculated to give investors an overview of the company’s prospects. HAL’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $3.04B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $10.21B in debt and $4.31B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $10.56, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $6.73B.

Analysts Opinion

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for HAL is Buy with a score of 4.79.

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