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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 1.77% today. In the last week its performance is 0.51%, and 8.09% for the past quarter. Currently, Halliburton Company, HAL has a target price of 51.68, so today’s gain of 1.77% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.28%.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), has a market cap of 36971.4, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 81.10%.

At the current price of 43.75, it has a dividend yield of 1.67%, and its target price is 51.68. 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 47.4.

With a current EPS of -6.64, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 605.60%,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 14.35%.

Performance for the year is 7.88%. Since its IPO date on 6/1/1972, the total performance to date is 27.53%.

Volume today for Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), is 2543133, while its average volume is 9314.14. Whilst the total gain today was 1.77%, it did have a day high of -6.30%.

Volatility for this week has been at 3.04%, and 2.62% for the month. The 52-week low for Halliburton Company, HAL has been 59.83%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.30%.

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 1.98, along with a P/B of 3.8. 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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