BMO Capital Markets Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Halliburton


Elm Ridge Management Llc who had been investing in Apache Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $17.76B market cap company. The stock increased 0.57% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $35.58. About 4.48 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 17.54% the S&P500.

Bernzott Capital Advisors decreased its stake in Sp Plus (SP) by 8.85% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company's stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 6.9 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of 24 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 15.5 percent. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys holds 0.16% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) or 1.25 million shares. The stock traded on impressive volume of 10.19 Million comparing to the average volume of 8289.07 shares, completing picture of exact trends with uncompleted dots in volume over the norm. Halliburton has a 52 week low of $38.18 and a 52 week high of $58.78. About 3.28M shares traded. It has outperformed by 4.83% the S&P500.

Analysts await U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRMB) to report earnings on February, 14. According to the Analysts, the Low Earnings estimate for the current quarter is $1.38, while the High earnings estimate is $1.63.Comparatively, EPS for the same quarter previous year was $1.48. HAL's profit will be $401.36M for 28.91 P/E if the $0.46 EPS becomes a reality. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.01 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Halliburton will post 1.15 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) received a Buy rating from 8 analysts. Therefore 90% are positive. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, January 18 by Suntrust Robinson. As per Tuesday, December 15, the company rating was initiated by Citigroup.

One of the trending stocks on Wednesday was NOW Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, August 8 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Monday, June 20 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Sell". (NASDAQ:USCR) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, September 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. (NYSE:TWX) on Thursday, November 5 to "Buy" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 20 by RBC Capital Markets.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 selling transactions for $682,485 activity. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 2 by Brean Capital. Oxbow Advisors Ltd Co holds 10,030 shares. Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. bought a new stake in Halliburton during the third quarter worth $202,000.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.43 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.09, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 84 investors sold HAL shares while 297 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. Ontario - Canada-based Manufacturers Life Insur Com The has invested 0.02% in Trimble Inc. Prudential Finance invested 0.04% in Trimble Inc. Legal And General Public Limited Company holds 0% or 138,992 shares. Next Fincl Gp holds 0.09% or 6,973 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Daiwa Group has 0.01% invested in U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRMB) for 12,186 shares. Invsts Asset Management Of Georgia Ga Adv invested in 0.33% or 9,710 shares. Wedgewood Pa holds 2,700 shares. Jefferies Gru Inc Llc owns 25,250 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. (NASDAQ:USCR) for 3,675 shares. Hodges Cap Mngmt reported 0.14% stake. Thompson Davis & invested in 500 shares. Pacad Invest Limited reported 9,700 shares. Waddell & Reed accumulated 280,366 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in 2017 Q3. Cohen Klingenstein Ltd Liability reported 8,500 shares. It dropped, as 20 investors sold USCR shares while 63 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 679.57 million shares or 0.21% less from 681.00 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. That said, the stock has done better than the peer group; it is down 9.8% in 2017 vs. 22.4% loss for the broader industry. Rbf Cap Lc holds 20,000 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. Ellington Grp Ltd has invested 0.05% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 180,646 shares of the company's stock, valued at $7,469,712.10. Bridgewater Associates Limited Partnership accumulated 0.01% or 19,198 shares. 250 are held by Smithfield Tru Company. Zweig holds 6,248 shares. Bokf Na reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA). Gemmer Asset Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 220 shares. First Dallas Securities holds 16,882 shares or 0.54% of its portfolio. It also upped Caesars Entmt Corp (Call) (NASDAQ:CZR) stake by 102,000 shares and now owns 202,000 shares.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $2.11 million activity. The institutional investor held 977,144 shares of the oilfield services and equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $44.98 million, down from 1.80M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Therefore 19% are positive. SP Plus had 2 analyst reports since September 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, September 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. Macquarie Research has "Neutral" rating and $39 target. The rating was maintained by Needham with "Hold" on Monday, September 25. On Monday, March 28 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight". As per Thursday, October 1, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, January 4. Cowen reissued a market perform rating and set a $50.00 price objective on shares of Halliburton in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th.

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