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Is Halliburton Company(NYSE: HAL), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/1/1972. Halliburton Company is in the Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Halliburton Company, is 9889.13, and so far today it has a volume of 4033495. Performance year to date since the 6/1/1972 is 29.52%.

To help you determine whether Halliburton Company is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 48.14. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Halliburton Company has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 2.01 and the P/B ratio is 3.86. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is *TBA and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Halliburton Company is trading at, 42.12 (-3.54% today), Halliburton Company has a dividend yield of 1.65%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -6.64, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 605.60% after growing -119.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is *TBA, and -35.20% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 860, and the number of shares float is 858.28. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 81.10%. The float short is 2.90%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.52. Management has seen a return on assets of -17.70%, and also a return on investment of 0.40%.

The ability for Halliburton Company, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.8, and quick ratio is 2.2. Long term debt/equity is 1.25 and total debt/equity is 1.33. In terms of margins, Halliburton Company has a gross margin of 27.70%, with its operating margin at -36.50%, and Halliburton Company has a profit margin of -30.50%.

The 52 week high is -9.80%, with 53.86% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -3.85% and the 200 day simple moving average is 11.87%.

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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