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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) which is in the industry Oil & Gas Equipment & Services, gaining -0.97% today. In the last week its performance is -2.06%, and 10.23% for the past quarter. Currently, Halliburton Company, HAL has a target price of 48.06, so today’s gain of -0.97% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.00%.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), has a market cap of 38341.17, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 80.90%.

At the current price of 43.85, it has a dividend yield of 1.63%, and its target price is 48.06. This is with a profit margin of -11.70%, and total debt/equity of 1.18. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 48.5.

With a current EPS of -2.84, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 547.60%,Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -19.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.94%.

Performance for the year is 7.80%. Since its IPO date on 6/1/1972, the total performance to date is 31.35%.

Volume today for Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), is 4719022, while its average volume is 10326.49. Whilst the total gain today was -0.97%, it did have a day high of -6.08%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.66%, and 2.54% for the month. The 52-week low for Halliburton Company, HAL has been 60.20%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.08%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 0.40%, and its return on assets is -7.40%. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has an operating margin of -13.00%. With a sales growth of -40.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Halliburton Company, HAL is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.94, and has a current ratio of 2.6 and 2.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Halliburton Company? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 1.85, along with a P/B of 2.92. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 4.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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