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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)?

The company in question is, Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) currently with a stock price of 42.69 (-1.27% today). The market cap for Halliburton Company is 37186.4, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry. The target price for Halliburton Company is 51.65. Currently Halliburton Company is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 47.78. Average volume for Halliburton Company is 10054.26 and so far today it is 3586730.

Performance in the last year for Halliburton Company has been 7.53%. For EPS growth, Halliburton Company has seen a growth of -119.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 605.60%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -19.10% over the last five years and could be 14.35% for the next five years. Halliburton Company has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -35.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at *TBA. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.17%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 13.61%.

Since the IPO date for Halliburton Company on the 6/1/1972, Halliburton Company has seen performance year to date to be 28.27%. With Halliburton Company trading at 42.69, the dividend yield is 1.67%, and the EPS is -6.64.

So could Halliburton Company, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.99 and the P/B is at 3.82. The P/cash is 11.96, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Halliburton Company ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.8, and the quick ratio is 2.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.25, and total debt/equity at 1.33.

In terms of margins, Halliburton Company has a gross margin of 27.70%, an operating margin of -36.50% and a profit margin of -30.50%.Payout ratio for Halliburton Company is *TBA. Return on assets come to -17.70% with return on investment coming to 0.40%.

Insider ownership for Halliburton Company, is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 81.00%. Outstanding shares are at 860. While shares float is 858.28. The float short is currently 2.95%, and short ratio is 2.51.

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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