The ex-dividend date for Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) is Monday, March 4, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $41.23 as of 9:31 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.2%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) is Monday, March 4, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $41.23 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.2%. The average volume for Halliburton has been 11.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Halliburton has a market cap of $38.46 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 19% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Halliburton Company provides various products and services to the energy industry for exploring, developing, and producing oil and natural gas worldwide. It operates in two segments, Completion and Production, and Drilling and Evaluation. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Halliburton as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Halliburton Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE.