2. As of noon trading, Halliburton Company ( HAL) is down $0.50 (-1.0%) to $49.17 on light volume. Thus far, 3.2 million shares of Halliburton Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $48.98-$49.86 after having opened the day at $49.72 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $49.67.

Halliburton Company provides a range of services and products for the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas to oil and gas companies worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Completion and Production, and Drilling and Evaluation. Halliburton Company has a market cap of $45.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 43.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 19 analysts that rate Halliburton Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Halliburton Company 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 and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Halliburton Company Ratings Report now.

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