Halliburton Company (HAL)

13.38
0.16 1.20
NYSE
Prev Close 13.22
Open 13.44
Day Low/High 13.10 / 13.68
52 Wk Low/High 4.25 / 25.47
Volume 10.19M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 878.47B
Market Cap 12.69B
P/E Ratio N/A
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Latest News

Covering My SPY Short

* As the expanding delta in my large SPY put took me to a too large net short exposure * Let me explain... At 1:30 pm the major indices are basically at their lows with the S&P Index -88 handles. The declines in individual stocks from only yesterday...

Jim Cramer: Hedge Funds Meet Their Match

Jim Cramer: Hedge Funds Meet Their Match

I know that some funds actually lost their whole year or worse, because they stayed short and were forced to cover these shorts.

Good Sales

Good (full) sales in , , , , and yesterday. For more, see my opener from this morning.

A Time to Plant And a Time to Pluck Up That Which Is Planted

* Mission accomplished? Sell in May and go away!  * In scope and duration, stocks have rallied in a manner rarely seen in history * Month-to-date April has been the best month for equities since 1974 * The S&P Index has climbed by +31.4% since the M...

Time to Jump Into the Oil Patch

Time to Jump Into the Oil Patch

Many major oil names did not participate in the recent craziness.

My Market View in a Nutshell

* A relatively narrow trading range seems likely over the short term * I particularly like energy for a trade * I am bullish over the intermediate term I continue to look for a multi-week backing and filling process into the summer that probably fru...

Today's Action

We are a tad off the day's high, good market breadth. Nice move in which I put on my Best Ideas List yesterday.  +7% and up a beaner. Energy stocks strong with leading with a +8% gain. and +.  up another +$3 to $72.50! By contrast, financials are we...

You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello

* From my perch, upside reward vs. downside risk turned more positive yesterday "You say yes, I say no You say stop and I say go go go, oh no You say goodbye and I say hello Hello hello I don't know why you say goodbye, I say hello Hello hello I don...

Oil Vey

* Buying energy stocks for at trade at the sound of cannons In my opening missive I talk about contrarian trading and investing. Speaking of which, I bought a package of large-cap energy stocks (Halliburton , Exxon Mobil and others) as well as the o...

How I See Market Performance Evolving Over Time, Trading Advanced Micro

How I See Market Performance Evolving Over Time, Trading Advanced Micro

Will tech continue to trend toward leadership? Who among us can remember when it has not?

Mach 2 With Your Hair On Fire

Here are some more lingering risks of an economic slowdown from Danielle DiMartino Booth. Please consider her mention of auto production and remember one of my 15 Surprises for 2020: Surprise #4 Watch Out Below! Automobile Industry Sales Plummet and...

Balance Sheet Concern, Davos Forum, Trading Netflix: Market Recon

Balance Sheet Concern, Davos Forum, Trading Netflix: Market Recon

I think we know, just based on the behavior of this Federal Reserve, that all things being equal a more normalized balance sheet is preferable.

Trading Boeing, Betting on Gold, Delicious Apple: Market Recon

Trading Boeing, Betting on Gold, Delicious Apple: Market Recon

It would be nice to think that perhaps Boeing might be on the right track, but we might be talking about trying to steer an iceberg here.

It's Crunch Time for OPEC

It's Crunch Time for OPEC

At a time when OPEC is bent on keeping their cuts in place and U.S. shale might start to produce less and less, we could be entering an era of higher oil prices.

10 Energy Stocks to Power Your Portfolio

10 Energy Stocks to Power Your Portfolio

Looking for value? You will find opportunities across a variety of energy markets.

Oil Services and Refinery Stocks Deserve a Niche in Your Portfolio

Oil Services and Refinery Stocks Deserve a Niche in Your Portfolio

Here are six favorite ideas in the sector.

Halliburton Downgraded to Hold at Argus

It's Difficult to Get Excited About the Upside Potential for Halliburton

It's Difficult to Get Excited About the Upside Potential for Halliburton

I don't have any inkling to go short HAL this far in the hole. I'll wait for long triggers and sit it out until we get one.

Halliburton's Third Quarter Results Were Not Pretty

Halliburton's Third Quarter Results Were Not Pretty

My oil services play remains Schlumberger. SLB has not performed much better over time than has HAL, but the market awards SLB a higher multiple.

China Trade, Next Brexit Vote, Fed Action, Trading Lockheed: Market Recon

China Trade, Next Brexit Vote, Fed Action, Trading Lockheed: Market Recon

The Trump and Xi administrations are at least looking at the same page. That's more than nothing.

Halliburton Finally Is Showing Some Bottoming Price Action

Halliburton Finally Is Showing Some Bottoming Price Action

A key technical sign indicates forward-looking investors slowly have been going long into weakness in shares of the oil services giant.

No Shortage of Candidates for the Next Portfolio of Losers

No Shortage of Candidates for the Next Portfolio of Losers

Dozens of beaten-up stocks could see tax-loss selling into the end of the year; here's a preview of some that could make up the next Tax Loss Selling Portfolio.

Halliburton Has Reached a Major Downside Price Target: What Now?

Halliburton Has Reached a Major Downside Price Target: What Now?

A new technical look is warranted.

Oil Attack's Ripple Effects and the Case for Defense Stocks: Market Recon

Oil Attack's Ripple Effects and the Case for Defense Stocks: Market Recon

The drone attacks on Saudi oil operations even could influence the Fed's thinking on inflation and rates.

Oil Is in a Hot Spot: 9 Ways to Generate High Yields in Energy

Oil Is in a Hot Spot: 9 Ways to Generate High Yields in Energy

This weekend's attack on Saudi refineries adds one more variable to bolster prices.