In the following video, analyst Joel South talks about Baker Hughes' strong second quarter where revenue increased 12% quarter over quarter and EPS beat analyst estimates by $0.23. The market generously rewarded the company with a 9% jump on Friday. As investors look forward, can Baker Hughes carry the momentum into the second half of 2012? To do so, international revenues and margins need to keep growing while domestic margins need to hold steady and begin to start trending upward. Check out the video below for more information.
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