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Best Basic Materials Stocks: Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC)

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL):

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Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) ended its previous trading session at $47.44 with the Gain of 2.29%. The company’s market cap is $40.89 Billion, and the average volume is $7.81 Million. The 52-Week High range of the stock is $50.23, while the 52-week low range is $27.64. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Oct 19, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016. The Price to Sales (P/S) of the stock is 2.42, while P/B (Price to Book) stands at 4.23. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 2.18%% whereas Month Volatility is at 2.48%%.

For the ongoing Fiscal Quarter, 37 analysts have an average earnings forecast of $0.01 per share. According to the Analysts, the Low Earnings estimate for the current quarter is $-0.03, while the High earnings estimate is $0.04.Comparatively, EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.39.

According to 30 analysts, the Average Revenue Estimate for the current Fiscal quarter is $4.06 Billion and the Low Revenue estimate is $3.92 Billion, while the High Revenue estimate is $4.22 Billion.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) currently has a High Price Target of $65. The Mean and Low price Targets are $55.59 and $38, respectively. These price targets are a consensus analysis of 36 brokers.

According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Zacks Investment Research for this month, the company has a consensus recommendation of 1.42 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC):

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Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) shares Jumped 2.71% and ended the day at $60.21. Its 52-week high and low range is between $72.24 and $28.16. The stock has its 52-Week High on Nov 10, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016. The company’s outstanding shares are 557.88 Million. The volume of the company in the last trading session was 5.22 Million. The stock has a market cap of 33.59 Billion. The Stock shows P/E value of 0 and Forward P/E of 0.

According to Finviz reported data, The SMA20 of the stock is at -3.08%, SMA50 is 0.04 percent, while SMA200 is 16.85%. The stock is currently has its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -8.3 Percent. The Return on Investment and Return on Equity (ROE) values are -20.8 percent and -31.5 percent, respectively.

The company’s ATR (Average True Range) is 1.79. The Weekly Volatility is 3.01% percent and the Monthly Volatility is 2.76% percent.

When we look at the Analyst Recommendations of the stock, the company has 1.57 rating given by Analysts where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 stands for Strong Sell.

The stock has a high price target of $108 according to consensus of 32 analysts. The company has a Low Price Target of $42 and the Mean Target of $72.41, according to the Brokers.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation’s Average Earnings Estimate for the current quarter is $-0.49, according to consensus of 29 analysts. The low EPS estimate is $-0.87, while the high EPS estimate is $-0.03.

Average Revenue Estimate of the company for the current Fiscal Quarter is $2.34 Billion, according to consensus of 9 analysts. The higher end of the revenue estimate is $2.6 Billion and the lower end is $2.2 Billion.

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