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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 0.60% today. In the last week its performance is 3.73%, and 34.57% for the past quarter. Currently, Halliburton Company, HAL has a target price of 47.83, so today’s gain of 0.60% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.20%.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), has a market cap of 39090.48, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 81.20%.

At the current price of 45.56, it has a dividend yield of 1.58%, and its target price is 47.83. This is with a profit margin of -11.70%, and total debt/equity of 1.18. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 48.52.

With a current EPS of -2.84, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 547.60%,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 10.18%.

Performance for the year is 10.79%. Since its IPO date on 06/01/1972, the total performance to date is 35.15%.

Volume today for Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), is 7708758, while its average volume is 10751.93. Whilst the total gain today was 0.60%, it did have a day high of -2.42%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.79%, and 2.63% for the month. The 52-week low for Halliburton Company, HAL has been 66.45%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.42%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 0.40%, and its return on assets is -7.40%. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has an operating margin of -13.00%. With a sales growth of -40.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Halliburton Company, HAL is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.94, and has a current ratio of 2.6 and 2.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Halliburton Company? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 1.88, along with a P/B of 3. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 4.07.

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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