Halliburton About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (HAL)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/4/13, Halliburton Company ( HAL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 12/27/13. As a percentage of HAL's recent stock price of $52.36, this dividend works out to approximately 0.29%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for HAL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Halliburton Company:

HAL+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HAL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.15% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HAL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Halliburton Company 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HAL's low point in its 52 week range is $32.52 per share, with $56.52 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $52.28.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, HAL makes up 11.59% of the Oil Services ETF ( OIH) which is trading lower by about 0.1% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Halliburton Company shares are currently off about 0.6% on the day.
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