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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 43.33 (-0.47% today). The market cap for Halliburton Company is 37700.42, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry. The target price for Halliburton Company is 48.06. Currently Halliburton Company is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 47.69. Average volume for Halliburton Company is 10213.75 and so far today it is 4277644.

Performance in the last year for Halliburton Company has been 6.82%. For EPS growth, Halliburton Company has seen a growth of -119.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 547.60%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -19.10% over the last five years and could be 9.94% for the next five years. Halliburton Company has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -40.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -273.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.17%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 15.51%.

Since the IPO date for Halliburton Company on the 6/1/1972, Halliburton Company has seen performance year to date to be 29.16%. With Halliburton Company trading at 43.33, the dividend yield is 1.65%, and the EPS is -2.84.

So could Halliburton Company, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.81 and the P/B is at 2.87. The P/cash is 3.93, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Halliburton Company ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.6, and the quick ratio is 2.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.94, and total debt/equity at 1.18.

In terms of margins, Halliburton Company has a gross margin of 9.80%, an operating margin of -13.00% and a profit margin of -11.70%.Payout ratio for Halliburton Company is *TBA. Return on assets come to -7.40% with return on investment coming to 0.40%.

Insider ownership for Halliburton Company, is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 80.90%. Outstanding shares are at 865.88. While shares float is 857.01. The float short is currently 2.95%, and short ratio is 2.48.

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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