Halliburton Company (HAL) Analysts See $0.44 EPS; Blackrock Increased Select Income Reit (SIR) Holding

March 21, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

Blackrock Inc increased Select Income Reit (SIR) stake by 3.25% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Blackrock Inc acquired 174,864 shares as Select Income Reit (SIR)’s stock declined 6.57%. The Blackrock Inc holds 5.56M shares with $130.24 million value, up from 5.39M last quarter. Select Income Reit now has $1.69B valuation. The stock decreased 0.79% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $18.89. About 438,125 shares traded or 15.46% up from the average. Select Income REIT (NYSE:SIR) has risen 1.22% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.48% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) to report $0.44 EPS on April, 23 before the open.They anticipate $0.40 EPS change or 1,000.00% from last quarter’s $0.04 EPS. HAL’s profit would be $384.96M giving it 25.85 P/E if the $0.44 EPS is correct. After having $0.53 EPS previously, Halliburton Company’s analysts see -16.98% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.81% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $45.49. About 6.66 million shares traded. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has risen 19.03% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.33% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.30, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 21 investors sold SIR shares while 53 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 41.58 million shares or 0.19% more from 41.50 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Goldman Sachs invested in 0% or 155,941 shares. First Allied Advisory Inc, Missouri-based fund reported 23,148 shares. Credit Suisse Ag, Switzerland-based fund reported 201,356 shares. 181,891 were reported by Legal And General Plc. Los Angeles Capital Mgmt & Equity invested in 0% or 32,025 shares. Indexiq Advsr Llc holds 0.08% or 76,932 shares. Axa owns 218,500 shares. 7,905 were reported by Schroder Investment. Parametric Portfolio Limited Company invested 0.01% in Select Income REIT (NASDAQ:SIR). Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands owns 125,800 shares. Boulegeris Invests reported 162,375 shares. Naples Global Advisors Lc reported 0.46% in Select Income REIT (NASDAQ:SIR). Ifc Holding Inc Fl owns 47,347 shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio. Centers Of America invested in 0.03% or 15,820 shares. Systematic Financial Mgmt Lp stated it has 67,055 shares.

Blackrock Inc decreased Amdocs Ltd (NASDAQ:DOX) stake by 2.58 million shares to 4.66M valued at $299.58 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Onemain Hldgs Inc stake by 156,221 shares and now owns 2.31 million shares. Western Asset Mtg Cap Corp (NYSE:WMC) was reduced too.

Among 6 analysts covering Select Income REIT (NYSE:SIR), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Select Income REIT had 12 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JMP Securities initiated Select Income REIT (NASDAQ:SIR) on Tuesday, July 21 with “Market Perform” rating. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Thursday, October 26. The stock has “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co on Thursday, February 8. On Thursday, July 23 the stock rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Underweight”. The stock of Select Income REIT (NASDAQ:SIR) has “Mkt Outperform” rating given on Monday, August 22 by JMP Securities. FBR Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, February 20 report. The stock of Select Income REIT (NASDAQ:SIR) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 6 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, August 22 by FBR Capital. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Monday, February 5 by Morgan Stanley.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $8.39 million activity. $1.60M worth of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) was sold by Miller Jeffrey Allen. 5,953 shares valued at $297,650 were sold by Voyles Robb L. on Wednesday, January 3. Carre Eric sold $112,337 worth of stock. Beaty Anne L. also sold $83,844 worth of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) on Tuesday, January 9. Shares for $713,475 were sold by Brown James S. $251,835 worth of stock was sold by McKeon Timothy on Monday, January 22.

Among 42 analysts covering Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), 37 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Halliburton Company had 151 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital maintained Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) rating on Friday, October 14. FBR Capital has “Outperform” rating and $58 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by Societe Generale given on Tuesday, July 19. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, October 20. On Thursday, July 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Seaport Global to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Wednesday, February 24. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 22 by FBR Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, October 5. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, June 30. On Monday, September 21 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Market Perform”. HSBC upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Saturday, September 5 report.

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