Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, energy services giant Halliburton
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Halliburton's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Houston (1919)|
|Market Cap||$29.9 billion|
|Industry||Oil and gas equipment and services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$26.4 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO David Lesar
CFO Mark McCollum
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||19.4%|
|Cash/Debt||$2.8 billion / $4.8 billion|
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 3,430 members who have rated Halliburton believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Natural gas prices will normalize in the next couple of years which will help the drilling rig count in a big way. Trucking companies switching to [natural gas] and Cheniere Energy completing their [natural gas] exporting facility will bring [natural gas] prices up big in the next couple of years.
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