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Halliburton Earnings Preview For Oct, 2013

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Halliburton Company (HAL)

Background: Halliburton Company provides various products and services to the energy industry for exploring, developing, and producing oil and natural gas worldwide. It operates in two segments, Completion and Production, and Drilling and Evaluation.

The upcoming third-quarter earnings is highly anticipated by hopeful investors expecting an earnings growth report before the market opens on October 21, 2013 .

The Analyst's mean profit appraisal is presently 82 cents a share, a gain of 15 cents (18.3%) from 67 cents during the corresponding quarter last year. Analysts' estimates this quarter range from 79 cents, to a high of 86 cents per share.

Shareholders receive 50 cents annually in dividend payments. The yield based on a recent price is 1%.

27 analysts rate Halliburton a buy or strong buy out of 32 analysts. The company has 4 holds, and 1 have given it a sell rating. Analysts overall have called this one correctly. In the last 12 months, the shares have accelerated higher. The one year return is 49%. The average analyst current target price for Halliburton is $58.76.

The last reported short interest is paltry and without reason to consider it a meaningful influence at only 1.9% of the average trading float.
 

 

(HAL)

(BHI)

(SLB)

Strong Buy

12

5

14

Moderate Buy

15

11

17

Hold

4

14

3

Strong Sell Ratings

1

1

0

Avg Analyst Price Target

$58.76

$54.94

$99.61

Revenue

$29.61 billion

$22.38 billion

$45.62 billion

Est Low EPS

0.79

0.71

1.20

Est High EPS

0.86

0.85

1.28

1 Year Stock Price Change

49.73%

11.75%

23.72%

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Stock Tickers: HAL BHI SLB Author Disclosure: n/a
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