How to buy Halliburton Company shares

Halliburton Company shares have fallen -1.56% from yesterday's closing price ($30.2). Learn how to easily invest in Halliburton Company shares in the UK.

Halliburton Company (HAL) is a publicly traded oil and gas equipment and services business based in the US. In the week up to 23 May Halliburton Company shares surged 9.68% to a closing position of $30.58. However, over the last 12 months, Halliburton Company's share price has fallen by 28.12% from $41.36. Halliburton Company is listed on the NYSE and employs 46,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Halliburton Company

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: HAL in this case.
  5. Research Halliburton Company shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Halliburton Company shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.
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Is it a good time to buy Halliburton Company stock?

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All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

Is Halliburton Company under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value. Check out the Halliburton Company P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA

Halliburton Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, Halliburton Company shares trade at around 14x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Halliburton Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.9271. A PEG ratio below 1 can be interpreted as meaning the shares are not overvalued given the current rate of growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Halliburton Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Halliburton Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $4.4 billion (£3.6 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Halliburton Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

What's Halliburton Company's ESG track record?

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Halliburton Company.

Overall Halliburton Company ESG score

Halliburton Company's total ESG risk: 33.03

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Halliburton Company's overall score of 33.03 (as at 01/01/2019) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 51st percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Halliburton Company is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Halliburton Company's environmental score: 14.17/100

Halliburton Company's environmental score of 14.17 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Halliburton Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Halliburton Company's social score: 13.07/100

Halliburton Company's social score of 13.07 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Halliburton Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Halliburton Company's governance score: 11.79/100

Halliburton Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Halliburton Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Halliburton Company's controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Halliburton Company scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Halliburton Company has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

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