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Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) Posts 26% Drop in Fourth Quarter Earnings – SNE, PM, MAT

on 28/01/2013

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 Today’s Stocks in focus are: HAL, SNE, PM, MAT

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) Q4 earnings dropped 26% as the oil-field-services firm announced sustained weakness in its North American completion and production business.

Halliburton posted a profit of $669 million, or 72 cents per share, lower from $906 million, or 98 cents per share, a year ago. Earnings from ongoing operations came in at 63 cents, lower from 98 cents. Revenue enhanced 3.2% to $7.29 billion.

Analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters expected earnings from ongoing operations of 60 cents per share on sales of $7.06 billion.

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In the completion and production business, revenue increased 0.2%, however, operating income dropped 45%, counting a drop of 67% in its North America division.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) closed at the price of $39.72, whereas its previous closing was recorded at $40.28. The stock traded within the day range of $39.32 – $40.28 and 52 week range remained in between $26.28 – $40.28.

Halliburton Company has the total of 927.99 million outstanding shares, as compared to 925.28 million shares that were floated in the market. The stock had the total volume of 32.62 million shares and its average volume was 10.72 million shares for the last 3 months, as compared to the market capitalization of $36.86 billion.

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Sony Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) percentage change climbed +6.58% to close at $14.41 with the total traded volume of 6.59 million shares, more than average volume of 4.03 million.

Its market capitalization is $14.46 billion and EPS was -$4.98. Its beta value stands at 1.54 times. Its shares were trading within the range of $14.25-$14.46, while its opening price was $14.32.

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Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) moved down-0.38% to close at $89.42. Its total traded volume during the last trading session was 4.49 million shares.

The total market capitalization is $40.2 billion. It gained 23.91% return on Assets and 46.12% return on Investment. PM’s 5 years revenue rate remained 9.59%.

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Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) decreased -2.34% to close at $37.15 with the total traded volume of 4.42 million shares, with the average volume of 2.55 million.

Its market capitalization is $12.75 billion. Its stock price 52 weeks low was $33.84 and 52 weeks high price was -$3.46. Its shares were trading within the range of $37.05- $38.12, while its opening price was $38.11.

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Source: anotherwinningtrade Posted Mon, January 28, 2013 13:53 - Permalink