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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 1.62% today. In the last week its performance is 0.92%, and 6.75% for the past quarter. Currently, Halliburton Company, HAL has a target price of 51.52, so today’s gain of 1.62% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.40%.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), has a market cap of 40575.28, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 81.60%.

At the current price of 47.07, it has a dividend yield of 1.53%, and its target price is 51.52. This is with a profit margin of -30.50%, and total debt/equity of 1.33. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 52.3.

With a current EPS of -6.64, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 600.00%,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 16.89%.

Performance for the year is 28.33%. Since its IPO date on 6/1/1972, the total performance to date is 40.21%.

Volume today for Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), is 9805000, while its average volume is 7782.03. Whilst the total gain today was 1.62%, it did have a day high of -1.86%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.64%, and 2.60% for the month. The 52-week low for Halliburton Company, HAL has been 72.68%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.86%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 0.40%, and its return on assets is -17.70%. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has an operating margin of -36.50%. With a sales growth of -35.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Halliburton Company, HAL is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 1.25, and has a current ratio of 2.8 and 2.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Halliburton Company? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 2.17, along with a P/B of 4.16. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of *TBA.

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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