Halliburton Company (HAL) shares Traded BTW $20.445 to $21.03 in Last % Days: Performance Analysis

Halliburton Company (HAL) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Jeffrey A. Miller Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President with 518,360 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Joe D. Rainey President, Eastern Hemisphere, with 239,795 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 228,421 shares of HAL is Robb L. Voyles Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel.

Now turning to institutional ownership of Halliburton Company (HAL), The Vanguard Group, Inc. is the top holder with 77.23 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is Dodge & Cox with 45.68 million shares. In the third-place spot with 44.38 million shares is BlackRock Fund Advisors.

This company’s stock price was $20.79 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 13037710. Compare that to its average daily volume of 12.29M. Given the fact that this stock has 895.37M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $18.61B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 1.52. Its Price to Sales ratio is 0.80 and its Price to Book ratio is 1.87.

HAL stock has achieved a 5-day range of $20.44 to $21.52, with a total performance of -0.19% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $19.58 to $21.52, generating a +3.48% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by +10.82%, trading in the range of $18.02 to $22.75.

In the past 5 days, shares of HAL have made a new high 1 time. In the last month, it has made a new high 4 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 5 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 9/29/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 0.34. This is a 0 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 0.34, amounting to an earnings surprise of 0.00%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 9/29/2019, the consensus estimate was 0.3, making for an earnings surprise of 16.70%. For the quarter ending 3/30/2019, EPS was reported at 0.23, generating a 4.50% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 12-2018, was $1.66 billion. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $-468.0 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $3.16 billion for the year, compared to $2.47 billion in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$2.03 billion, compared to -$1.37 billion, and Free Cash flow was $1.13 billion compared to the prior year’s $1.09 billion.

Halliburton Company (HAL) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 5/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.14, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.36, a Debt to Equity ratio of 1.16 and a Debt to EBITDA of 2.93. The Interest Coverage of this stock is 3.69, its Piotroski F-Score is 6, its Altman Z-Score is 2.75 and its Beneish M-Score is -2.42.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 6/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 9.16, a Net Margin of 5.12, a ROE of 12.52, and a ROC of 15.19.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for HAL, this company’s Price to Tangible Book is 2.63 and its Price to Median PS Value is 0.52. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for HAL is now 0.00, and this organization’s Price to Graham Number is 1.34. Meanwhile, its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is -6.92.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for HAL is sitting at 1.67, while its Current Ratio is 2.39. This stock’s PB Ratio is 1.85, its PS Ratio is 0.78, its Forward PE Ratio is 14.45, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 15.28. Similarly, its Shiller PE Ratio is 20.01, its Price to Owner Earnings is 27.39, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 46.94 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 8.54.