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Halliburton Co
HAL : NYSE : Basic Materials
$39.13 | %
Today's Range: 38.76 - 39.35
Avg. Daily Volume: 11,694,300
11/27/15 - 1:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis

HALLIBURTON CO's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income fell significantly, but still managed to outperform when compared to the average company in its industry. HALLIBURTON CO has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.42 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)5582.08701.0
EBITDA ($mil)922.01974.0
EBIT ($mil)505.01439.0
Net Income ($mil)-54.01203.0

Balance Sheet Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)2303.02160.0
Total Assets ($mil)30248.031583.0
Total Debt ($mil)7891.07816.0
Equity ($mil)15448.015491.0

Profitability Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Gross Profit Margin17.223.54
EBITDA Margin16.5122.68
Operating Margin9.0516.54
Sales Turnover0.91.0
Return on Assets0.8510.73
Return on Equity1.6921.34
Debt Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Current Ratio2.622.52
Interest Expense102.099.0
Interest Coverage4.9514.54

Share Data Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)855.0847.0
Div / share0.180.15
Book value / share18.0718.29
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1.1886614E71.3782032E7


HOLD. HALLIBURTON CO's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 46.92 for the Energy Equipment & Services industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 22.01. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.18 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.78 and a premium versus the industry average of 1.89. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, HALLIBURTON CO proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
HAL 126.81 Peers 46.92   HAL 10.58 Peers 8.68

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

HAL is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

HAL is trading at a premium to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
HAL 34.48 Peers 22.59   HAL NM Peers 1.59

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

HAL is trading at a premium to its peers.


Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

HAL's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
HAL 2.18 Peers 1.89   HAL -91.99 Peers -131.65

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

HAL is trading at a premium to its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

HAL is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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premium   discount
  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
HAL 1.23 Peers 1.67   HAL -13.92 Peers -12.60

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

HAL is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

HAL significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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