Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, Halliburton (HAL) will trade ex-dividend on June 2 for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on June 25. As a percentage of HAL’s recent stock price of $63.47, this dividend works out to approximately 0.24%.
Below is a dividend history chart for HAL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Halliburton:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HAL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.95% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
The chart below shows the one year performance of HAL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, HAL’s low point in its 52-week range is $40.12 per share, with $65.11 as the 52-week high point — that compares with a last trade of $63.48.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, HAL makes up 12.78% of the Oil Services ETF (OIH), which is trading up by about 1% on the day Thursday.
In Thursday trading, Halliburton Company shares are currently up 0.35% on the day.