Comparing the Two Top Stocks: Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC), Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)

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Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC)

Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) closed at $43.42 on the last trading session with an increase of 2.04%, whereas, it previously closed at $42.55. The company has a market capitalization of $4.55 Billion. The company traded shares of 1.51 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 2 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) produced diluted EPS of 6.19. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 6.11 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.96. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 83.3, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 6.11% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 14.28% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 5.1%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) is at 7.01 while the forward p/e is at 7.11. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) stands at 1.95 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 1.12. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 3.37. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) are reported at 0.6 and 0.6 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) stands at 8.7, 16.9 and 16.9 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) is reported at 2.34 Billion with income of 589 Million. The outstanding shares of Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) are 104.8 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 97.31 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.16 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) is ticked at 0.2%, the figure is rose 0% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 64.1. The 52 week high of Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) is placed at 95.62 and 52 week low is standing at 37.19.

Performance wise the shares of Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) fell down -0.16% for the week, it also fell -14.51% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -14.02%. The shares decrease -38.72% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) shrinked -52.62% for the yearly performance.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) closed at $19.9 on the last trading session with an increase of 1.48%, whereas, it previously closed at $19.61. The company has a market capitalization of $17.51 Billion. The company traded shares of 14.55 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 14.1 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) produced diluted EPS of 1.46. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 1.47 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.34. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 389.6, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 1.47% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 1.35% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -4.7%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) is at 13.6 while the forward p/e is at 13.54. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) stands at 0.74 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 1.83. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) are reported at 1.6 and 2.3 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) stands at 5, 14.1 and 11.4 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) is reported at 23.78 Billion with income of 1.28 Billion. The outstanding shares of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) are 879.73 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 80.1 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.17 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) is ticked at 0.1%, the figure is rose 0.92% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 27.4. The 52 week high of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) is placed at 37.54 and 52 week low is standing at 16.97.

Performance wise the shares of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) rose up 6.42% for the week, it also fell -3.44% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -16.35%. The shares decrease -33.91% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) shrinked -46.99% for the yearly performance.