Halliburton Co

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HAL : NYSE : Basic Materials
$45.41 -2.3 | -4.82%
Today's Range: 45.0 - 48.3223
Avg. Daily Volume: 8694400.0
05/25/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

HALLIBURTON CO's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. HALLIBURTON CO has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.61 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 31.22% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)4279.04198.0
EBITDA ($mil)586.0571.0
EBIT ($mil)203.0225.0
Net Income ($mil)-32.0-2412.0

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)2161.09655.0
Total Assets ($mil)24885.033932.0
Total Debt ($mil)10909.015393.0
Equity ($mil)8951.013015.0

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin14.9814.75
EBITDA Margin13.6913.6
Operating Margin4.745.36
Sales Turnover0.640.61
Return on Assets-13.59-7.19
Return on Equity-37.79-18.72
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio2.562.58
Interest Expense161.0104.0
Interest Coverage1.262.16

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)867.0858.0
Div / share0.180.18
Book value / share10.3215.17
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume8468340.08404858.0


HOLD. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.51 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.00 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 2.78. The current price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. 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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  Price/Cash Flow
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HAL NM Peers 84.55   HAL NM Peers 25.34

Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.

HAL's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


Neutral. 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's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.

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  Price to
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HAL 16.90 Peers 50.89   HAL NA Peers 0.65

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

HAL is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

Ratio not available.

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  Earnings Growth
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HAL 4.51 Peers 2.78   HAL -38.38 Peers -56.74

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 significant 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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  Sales Growth
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HAL 2.53 Peers 3.00   HAL -23.17 Peers -22.08

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 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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