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United States Steel Corp. (X), Halliburton Company — Traders Focused Stocks

A Halliburton employee at a site in Midland Texas. The company beat earnings expectations. Steve Gonzales  AP A Halliburton employee at a site in Midland Texas. The company beat earnings expectations. Steve Gonzales AP
Nellie Chapman | 23 January, 2018, 05:14

The company's market cap is $6.78 Billion, and the average volume is $10.44 Million.

For the past 5 years, Halliburton Company's EPS growth has been almost -32.3%. The stock of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) earned "Outperform" rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, October 1. About shares traded. Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has risen 19.03% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending.

Oilfield services company Halliburton Co. The Echo Street Capital Management Llc holds 279,634 shares with $14.51 million value, up from 115,367 last quarter. Great West Life Assurance Can has 0.1% invested in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) for 890,803 shares. The stock increased 4.90% or $2.6 during the last trading session, reaching $55.61. The shares now trade at $6.40 and have been able to report a change of 28.00% over the past one week.

More notable recent Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: "Higher oil prices give Halliburton better-than-expected 4th quarter" on January 22, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: "Halliburton Company VP, Bill Sanstrom, Joins IronClad Encryption's Advisory Board" published on January 17, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: "Halliburton: A Good Time To Buy" on January 16, 2018. It has outperformed by 2.33% the S&P500. It also reduced Triton Intl Ltd stake by 19,048 shares and now owns 120,710 shares. Therefore 71% are positive. CGI Group had 15 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by FBR Capital on Monday, September 21. The firm has "Buy" rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, April 12. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, November 10 by Societe Generale. The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $56.53.

1/22/2018-Guggenheim Upgrade from a "Neutral " rating to a " Buy" rating. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Halliburton Company might touch $62 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $54.84 and $37 respectively. Scotiabank reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $52.00 price target on shares of Halliburton in a report on Wednesday, October 25th.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 9 insider sales for $325,377 activity. Its up 0.31, from 0.84 in 2017Q2. 112,296 were reported by Laurion L P. Lee Danner Bass Inc invested in 0.95% or 190,879 shares. Wealthfront holds 0.02% or 36,776 shares. Bluemountain Management Ltd Company holds 0.1% in Textron Inc.

Shares of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) are making a strong comeback as they have jumped 109% since bottoming out on May. Jefferies Gru Ltd accumulated 39,867 shares. Focused Wealth stated it has 1,554 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Adirondack Trust Communications owns 600 shares. Motco reported 1,519 shares.

Swiss National Bank, which manages about $87.81 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) by 68,500 shares to 809,578 shares, valued at $27.45M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. The Price to Sales (P/S) of the stock is 0.58, while P/B (Price to Book) stands at 2.42. Shares for $1.71M were sold by Pope Lawrence J on Tuesday, September 5. 28,024 Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) shares with value of $1.45 million were sold by Carre Eric. Beaty Anne L. sold $83,844 worth of stock.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.09, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 84 investors sold Halliburton Company shares while 297 reduced holdings.

Loss from operations was $805 million, or $0.92 per share, compared to $149 million or $0.17 per share a year ago. The business had revenue of $5.94 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.63 billion. Eastern Bancorporation, Massachusetts-based fund reported 264,798 shares. The Virginia-based Invest Mngmt Of Virginia Limited Liability Company has invested 0.46% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Halliburton Co. reports earnings, Monday, Jan.

The company's diluted EPS for trailing twelve months was 0.24. Hodges Capital Mgmt reported 45,064 shares.

On 11/2/2016 Halliburton announced a quarterly dividend of $0.18 1.55% with an ex dividend date of 12/5/2016 which will be payable on 12/28/2016.