Halliburton Stock Price Today Up After Layoff Report (NYSE: HAL)

The Halliburton stock price moved higher today despite some bad news out of the Midwest.

According to a report from Reuters, Halliburton Inc. (NYSE: HAL) laid off oil workers at its branch in North Dakota.

Here's a breakdown of why the news is moving the stock today...


Do Halliburton Q2 Earnings Make HAL Stock a Buy?

The Halliburton Q2 earnings report was released before markets opened this morning.

The second-largest oilfield services company in the world saw a 93% earnings loss as the oil price plunge continues to eat into the sector's profits.

Here's a breakdown of the report and what it means for HAL stock...


Where Is the Halliburton Stock Price Headed in 2015?

The Halliburton stock price has beaten the S&P 500 energy sector by nearly 15% this year.

Although it had poor Q1 earnings, Halliburton's numbers were nowhere near as bad as most Big Oil companies.

Here's where the Halliburton stock price has moved compared to other notable oil firms...


HAL Stock in Q2 to Continue Its Recovery

Halliburton Inc. (NYSE: HAL) stock rose 2.05% Monday to $47.85 after reporting better-than-expected earnings. This is a nice preview of what's ahead for Halliburton shares.

HAL stock was slashed in half from July 2014 to December, as oil prices also fell 50%. HAL stock has regained its footing in 2015, up almost 22% in 2015.

Even though today's Halliburton earnings report showed the effects of low oil prices, HAL stock kept rising. Here's why we expect the recovery to continue for HAL stock...