Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)

Halliburton is one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. The company serves the upstream oil and gas industry throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir – from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to drilling and formation evaluation, well construction and completion, and optimizing production through the life of the field. The company operates under two main segments: Completion and Production, and Drilling and Evaluation.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)’s Financial Overview

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) surged 11.09% yesterday to close its trading session at $53.09. The company has 1 year Price Target of $55.59. Halliburton Company has 52-Week high of $54.92 and 52-Week Low of $27.64. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Nov 30, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 32.13 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $45.89 Billion.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.01/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $-0.06/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.07 a share with a surprise factor of 116.7%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 10.1 Percent, SMA50 of 13.77 Percent and SMA200 of 26.33 percent. Halliburton Company has P/S value of 2.71 while its P/B value stands at 4.73. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -18 percent, Return on Equity of -47.1 percent and Return on Investment of 0.4 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 6.3 percent and -39.8 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). On 3-Oct-16 Societe Generale Upgrade Halliburton Company Stock  to Buy. Another firm also rated the stock on 19-Jul-16 where Societe Generale Downgrade the stock to Hold.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.8 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 36 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Halliburton have a median target of 57.00, with a high estimate of 65.00 and a low estimate of 38.00. The median estimate represents a +7.36% increase from the last price of 53.09.

Halliburton Company is expected* to report earnings on  01/23/2017 before market open.  The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2016.  According to Zacks Investment Research, based on  16 analysts’  forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.01.  The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.31.

DHT Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHT)

DHT MARITIME INC., formerly Double Hull Tankers, Inc. operates a fleet of double-hull crude oil tankers on international routes. DHT’s modern fleet consists of three Very Large Crude Carriers, two Suezmax tankers and four Aframax tankers. DHT intends to pursue a strategy of providing shareholders with a stable and visible distribution and also position the Company to use its incremental cash flow to fund future growth opportunities.

DHT Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHT)’s Financial Outlook

The 14 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for DHT Holdings Inc have a median target of 5.00, with a high estimate of 7.00 and a low estimate of 3.70. The median estimate represents a +40.85% increase from the last price of 3.55.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, DHT Holdings, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.25. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock fell -6.58% and closed its last trading session at $3.55. The company has the market capitalization of $331.43 Million. The stock has 52-week high of $8.24 and 52-Week low of $3.29. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Dec 10, 2015 and 52-Week low on Nov 2, 2016. The company has volume of 4.88 Million shares. The company has a total of 93.36 Million shares outstanding.

DHT Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHT) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.01/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.02/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.01. This shows a surprise factor of -50 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -49.84 percent. Beta for DHT Holdings, Inc. stands at 1.47 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.21. The company has Weekly Volatility of 4.93%% and Monthly Volatility of 6.05%%.

DHT Holdings, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -5.16%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -11.71 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -25.36%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 1.7 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 3.3 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 9.7% with Gross margin of 66.3 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 14.6% and 6.5% respectively.