|Bid||21.15 x 3200|
|Ask||22.90 x 4000|
|Day's Range||21.19 - 22.25|
|52 Week Range||20.98 - 47.35|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.59|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||10.92|
|Earnings Date||Jul 22, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.72 (3.38%)|
|1y Target Est||38.17|
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Halliburton Co NYSE:HALView full report here! Summary * Perception of the company's creditworthiness is negative * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output in this company's sector is contracting Bearish sentimentShort interest | PositiveShort interest is low for HAL with fewer than 5% of shares on loan. The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. Money flowETF/Index ownership | NeutralETF activity is neutral. ETFs that hold HAL had net inflows of $4.40 billion over the last one-month. While these are not among the highest inflows of the last year, the rate of inflow is increasing. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS MarkitThere is no PMI sector data available for this security. Credit worthinessCredit default swap | NegativeThe current level displays a negative indicator. HAL credit default swap spreads are near their highest levels for the past 1 year, which indicates the market's more negative perception of the company's credit worthiness.Please send all inquiries related to the report to email@example.com.Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.
Shares of oil and gas company Chesapeake Energy Corp. slumped 4.4% toward a six-month low in afternoon trading Friday, despite a bump in crude oil prices, as longer-term concerns over global oil demand helped set off a broad selloff in the energy sector. The SPDR Energy Select Sector ETF shed 0.8%, with 28 of 29 components losing ground, while the S&P 500 eased 0.3%. Among the ETF's more-active components, shares of Halliburton Co. lost 2.1%, Schlumberger Ltd. declined 3.0%, Exxon Mobil Corp. gave up 0.5%, Marathon Oil Corp. slid 2.3% and Occidental Petroleum Corp. fell 0.7%. Crude oil futures rose 0.8%, after settling up 2.2% on Thursday. Meanwhile, the International Energy Agency cut its 2019 oil demand forecast for a second-straight month, citing a slowing in the global economy.
Energy stocks rallied in unison Thursday to pace the S&P 500's sector gainers, with crude oil futures surging as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Iran was to blame for a number of recent incidents, including the attacks Thursday on two oil tankers in the Middle East. The SPDR Energy Select Sector ETF rallied 1.3% in afternoon trade, with all 29 equity components gaining ground. Among the more-active components, shares of Halliburton Co. hiked up 2.8%, Marathon Oil Corp. gained 1.8%, Schlumberger NV rose 3.7%, Exxon Mobil Corp. tacked on 0.8% and Kinder Morgan Inc. advanced 0.8%. Meanwhile, crude oil futures surged 2.8%, after settling Wednesday at a 5-month low. The energy ETF has lost 6.9% year to date, while the S&P 500 tacked on 2.8%.
U.S. stock futures are trading higher this morning, erasing Tuesday's slight losses.Ahead of the bell, futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average are up 0.36% and S&P 500 futures are higher by 0.36%. Nasdaq-100 futures have added 0.47%.Calm settled on the options pits yesterday with calls leading the charge. Overall volume levels fell to its lowest level in weeks, particularly on the put side of the aisle. By day's end, some 15.5 million calls and 14 million puts changed hands.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsDespite the sluggish trading session, the CBOE single-session equity put/call volume ratio rose sharply to 0.77 -- a two-week high. Meanwhile, the 10-day moving average moved higher to 0.66.Options traders zeroed in on energy stocks. Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) and Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) both reversed lower, showing a continuation of their downtrends. Elsewhere, Micron (NASDAQ:MU) fell amid widespread profit-taking in the semiconductor industry.Let's take a closer look: Apache (APA)Apache shares made a rare appearance on top of the most-active options leaderboard Tuesday. The Houston-based petroleum company slid 2.39% on its second-highest volume day of the year. Just under 10.1 million, shares changed hands on the session.The drop pushed APA stock back below its 20-day moving average, reaffirming its overall downtrend. Bears shouldn't get too complacent, however. The stock has already erased yesterday's losses in premarket trading. It's currently trading up 2.50% on the heels of a 4% jump in oil prices. * 10 Stocks That Every 30-Year-Old Should Buy and Hold Forever On the options trading front, the groundswell in volume was equally balanced between calls and puts. Total activity exploded to 2,717% of the average daily volume, with 150,841 contracts traded.Implied volatility ticked slightly higher on the day to 46%, placing it at the 47th percentile of its one-year range. Premiums are pricing in daily moves of 81 cents or 2.9%. Halliburton (HAL)The pain in energy stocks wasn't isolated to Apache. Bears also raided Halliburton shares, driving the oil services giant close to a new 52-week low at $21.07. The 4.6% drubbing saw above-average volume with 18.4 million shares changing hands. Volume patterns have been extremely bearish for two months with distribution days littering the landscape.Relief is coming this morning with the stock up 2.50% premarket. Unfortunately, with HAL trending lower across all time frames, it's going to take more than a mild up-gap to right the ship.On the options trading front, traders aggressively chased put options. Total activity roared to 368% of the average daily volume, with 144,181 contracts traded. A whopping 93% of the trading came from put options alone.Implied volatility remains elevated at 45% or the 64th percentile of its one-year range. Premium sellers will be happy to note this is close to the highest level of the year, suggesting short premium strategies are paying handsomely. The expected daily move is 60 cents or 2.8%. Micron Technology (MU)Semiconductor stocks weighed on the Nasdaq yesterday with Micron Technology shares leading to the downside. MU stock dropped 5.4% on above-average volume. The news was light, so I'm chalking up the drop as a technical-driven move signaling a continuation of the downtrend that emerged in May.Until the stock can break back above short-term resistance at $36, bears hold the upper hand. The next earnings report looms on June 25.On the options trading front, the day's drubbing lit a fire under put demand. Activity climbed to 157% of the average daily volume, with 182,375 total contracts traded; 62% of the trading came from put options alone.Implied volatility popped to a new three-month high at 53%. That places it at the 52nd percentile of its one-year range. Traders are now pricing in daily moves of $1.11 or 3.4%.As of this writing, Tyler Craig didn't hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. Check out his recently released Bear Market Survival Guide to learn how to defend your portfolio against market volatility. More From InvestorPlace * 4 Top American Penny Pot Stocks (Buy Before June 21) * 7 High-Quality Cheap Stocks to Buy With $10 * 7 U.S. Stocks to Buy With Limited Trade War Exposure * 6 Growth Stocks That Could Be the Next Big Thing Compare Brokers The post Thursday's Vital Data: Apache, Halliburton and Micron appeared first on InvestorPlace.
The federal government's EIA report revealed that crude inventories rose by 2.2 million barrels for the week ending Jun 7 to a nearly 2-year high.
The oil services fund has spent the last six months testing 2001 support and may complete an historic double bottom reversal.
West Texas Intermediate crude oil has fallen from over $65 a barrel in late April to about $54/bbl today, a hair below our midcycle forecast of $55/bbl. The decline in crude prices has erased most of the E&P companies' gains from earlier in the year, when fundamentals were supported by strong compliance with steep OPEC cuts. Debottlenecking in the United States has since enabled shale producers to resume their rapid growth, however, while trade fears increasingly threaten to stymie demand.
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The federal government's EIA report revealed that crude inventories rose by 6.8 million barrels for the week ending May 31 to a nearly 2-year high.
Why Did Oilfield Services Stocks Fall in May?Oilfield services stocks fellOilfield services stocks lost the most in the energy space in May. Halliburton (HAL) fell ~25%, while Schlumberger (SLB) and National Oilwell Varco (NOV) fell 19% and 20%,
Although total rig count in the United States increases through the week till May 31, the tally may fall in the coming weeks owing to declining capital spending by U.S. explorers and a drop in oil prices.