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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 44.57 (0.50% today). The market cap for Halliburton Company is 38330.2, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry. The target price for Halliburton Company is 51.44. Currently Halliburton Company is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 48.66. Average volume for Halliburton Company is 8609.22 and so far today it is 4093400.

Performance in the last year for Halliburton Company has been 31.93%. 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 0.81%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 16.68%.

Since the IPO date for Halliburton Company on the 6/1/1972, Halliburton Company has seen performance year to date to be 32.21%. With Halliburton Company trading at 44.57, the dividend yield is 1.62%, 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 2.05 and the P/B is at 3.94. The P/cash is *TBA, 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 7.70%, 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 81.70%. Outstanding shares are at 860. While shares float is 858.84. The float short is currently 2.52%, and short ratio is 2.52.

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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