Halliburton Co

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HAL : NYSE : Basic Materials
$55.13 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 8220600.0
01/18/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

HALLIBURTON CO's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. HALLIBURTON CO is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.12 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 37.32% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)3833.05582.0
EBITDA ($mil)503.0922.0
EBIT ($mil)128.0505.0
Net Income ($mil)6.0-54.0

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)3349.02303.0
Total Assets ($mil)26755.030248.0
Total Debt ($mil)12315.07891.0
Equity ($mil)9682.015448.0

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin14.2417.2
EBITDA Margin13.1216.51
Operating Margin3.349.05
Sales Turnover0.630.9
Return on Assets-21.080.85
Return on Equity-58.251.69
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio3.242.62
Interest Expense159.0102.0
Interest Coverage0.814.95

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)864.0855.0
Div / share0.180.18
Book value / share11.2118.07
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume8415660.07706124.0


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. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.92 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.84 and a premium versus the industry average of 3.84. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well 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 87.17   HAL NM Peers 18.09

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 57.18 Peers 98.78   HAL NA Peers 0.26

Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.

HAL's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


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 4.92 Peers 3.84   HAL -2216.12 Peers -542.02

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.


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

However, HAL is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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HAL 2.81 Peers 3.54   HAL -37.97 Peers -35.96

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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