Buy This Now For Growth And Dividend Growth – Halliburton Company (HAL)

Loeffler Lance, EVP & Chief Financial Officer, subtracted 5,926 shares of Halliburton Company (HAL) from its portfolio at the rate of $28.35 per share valuing $168,002 on Mar 13. The insider left behind 55,885 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Halliburton Company (HAL) was $23.85. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $23.97, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $24.10. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $23.61 and a 2nd Support Level at $23.36. Halliburton Company (HAL) stock has gained $1.01, or 4.42%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $1.77, or 8.02%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$7.35, or -23.56%. This year-to-date, Halliburton Company (HAL) shares have lost -$2.73, or -10.27%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Halliburton Company (HAL) stock, 40% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Hold .” Meanwhile, 25% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

With 873,979 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $20,844,400K. Halliburton Company (HAL) generates $23,995 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $1,656 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -47.12%, a 3-Year Total Return of -47.54%, and a 5-year Total Return of -66.38%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 35.85%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.180 per share on 06/04/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 3.02%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.72.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Halliburton Company (HAL) reported earnings of $0.23 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.22 per share, representing a 0.01 difference and 2.27% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.41 represented a 0.04 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.37 per share, which was a 10.96% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.30 per share. This estimate came from a total of 13 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.31 and the low estimate was $0.28. In the year-ago quarter, Halliburton Company (HAL) generated per-share earnings of $0.58. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -48.28% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 0 purchases (0 shares in total) and 2 sale (9,888 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 0 insider buys amounting to 0 shares and 3 insider sales amounting to 15,814 shares. In the past full year, 18 insider purchases were made (involving 345,817 shares) and 65 insider sell-offs equivalent to 151,643 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Halliburton Company (HAL) has a Current Ratio of 2.32, a Quick Ratio of 1.69 and a Cash Ratio of 0.42. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 109.82, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 52.34, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 40.25. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 109.44 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 52.16.