Halliburton Co

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HAL : NYSE : Basic Materials
$45.38 -0.2 | -0.44%
Today's Range: 45.06 - 46.06
Avg. Daily Volume: 9768700.0
07/20/17 - 4:03 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. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not. 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 Volume9659183.08346416.0


SELL. 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 4.24 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.04 and a premium versus the industry average of 2.74. 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 93.51   HAL NM Peers 22.36

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 18.20 Peers 47.38   HAL NA Peers 0.27

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 4.24 Peers 2.74   HAL -38.38 Peers -75.74

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 2.38 Peers 2.87   HAL -23.17 Peers -20.41

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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