The Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Halliburton Company

Fernando Stephens
June 20, 2017

Recent session action on shares of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) puts the stock on today's active list. The Tiger Eye Capital Llc holds 290,412 shares with $15.71 million value, up from 99,571 last quarter. Halliburton Co now has $37.90 billion valuation. The stock declined 1.41% or $0.62 reaching $43.35 on the news. 10,776,828 shares of the company traded hands. Lockheed Martin Investment Management Co.'s holdings in Halliburton Company were worth $1,181,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. It has outperformed by 2.33% the S&P500. Citigroup maintained it with "Buy" rating and $52 target in Wednesday, July 13 report. SM Energy had 49 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Finally, Credit Suisse Group set a $60.00 target price on Halliburton Company and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, March 27th. The stock's market capitalization is 34.08B, it has a 52-week low of 35.92 and a 52-week high of 54.79. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, August 30 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, August 10 with "Hold". Gagnon Securities Llc, a New York-based fund reported 26,753 shares. Shares for $44,060 were sold by Cuneo Dennis C. The institutional investor owned 20,666 shares of the oilfield services company's stock after buying an additional 955 shares during the period. About 871,000 shares traded.

Green Dot Corporation is a pro-consumer financial technology innovator. The firm had revenue of $4.28 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.30 billion. It operates through two divisions: the Completion and Production segment, and the Drilling and Evaluation segment.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.45 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.24, from 0.88 in 2016Q3. 30 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. Since the open, shares have moved -0.88% after recently hitting the $43.91 mark. Old Bancorporation In reported 0.17% stake. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc reported 4.02M shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reported 207,447 shares.

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Wall Street await Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) to release earnings on July, 19. Cibc holds 84,840 shares. Advsr Asset Management owns 2,300 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio. Renaissance Tech Ltd Liability Co invested in 0.02% or 422,800 shares. Nikko Asset Americas holds 532,500 shares. Meyer Handelman Company has 250,800 shares. It has outperformed by 92.75% the S&P500. Therefore 28% are positive. Equities research analysts forecast that Halliburton Company will post $0.98 earnings per share for the current year. The correct version of this piece of content can be read at The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 9 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Evercore with "Buy" on Saturday, August 22. Tudor Pickering began coverage on shares of Halliburton Company in a research report on Thursday, March 23rd. Scotiabank restated a "buy" rating and issued a $62.00 target price on shares of Halliburton Company in a research note on Wednesday, March 22nd. Global Hunter Securities upgraded the shares of HAL in report on Tuesday, July 21 to "Accumulate" rating. Shares for $156,811 were sold by Hundzinski Ronald T on Friday, May 5. The stock of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, January 18 by Suntrust Robinson. Barclays Capital maintained BorgWarner Inc.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.12 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.22, from 1.38 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 64 investors sold Halliburton Company shares while 301 reduced holdings. 680.96 million shares or 2.31% more from 665.59 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Beech Hill Advsrs reported 40,600 shares. Alliancebernstein LP invested 0.12% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Moreover, City Holdings has 0.02% invested in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). The oilfield services company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.01. Bsw Wealth invested in 6,503 shares or 0.18% of the stock. Hanson And Doremus Inv Management invested in 0% or 4,009 shares.

Compton Capital Management Inc, which manages about $284.24M and $191.18M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) by 4,900 shares to 7,216 shares, valued at $1.12 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. Kalmar Investments De, Delaware-based fund reported 274,230 shares. 56,908 are held by Amalgamated Fincl Bank. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). 31,101 are held by Eagleclaw Capital Managment Limited Com.

Since January 5, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 7 selling transactions for $5.06 million activity. Jones Myrtle L sold 874 shares worth $50,728. A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of HAL. Miller Jeffrey Allen also sold $177,898 worth of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) on Thursday, January 5. Putnam Investments LLC now owns 3,803,227 shares of the oilfield services company's stock worth $205,716,000 after buying an additional 2,462,332 shares during the last quarter.

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