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Will HALLIBURTON CO breakout?

By Mill Chart

Last update: Aug 21, 2023

Our stock screener has spotted HALLIBURTON CO (NYSE:HAL) as a possible breakout candidate. A technical breakout setup pattern occurs when the stock is consolidating after a nice uptrend. Whether the actual breakout occurs remains to be seen of course, but it may be interesting to keep an eye on NYSE:HAL.

HAL Daily chart on 2023-08-21

Zooming in on the technicals.

ChartMill utilizes a proprietary algorithm to assign a Technical Rating to every stock. This rating, ranging from 0 to 10, is computed daily by analyzing a variety of technical indicators and properties.

We assign a technical rating of 9 out of 10 to HAL. Both in the recent history as in the last year, HAL has proven to be a steady performer, scoring decent points in every aspect analyzed.

  • Both the short term and long term trends are positive. This is a very positive sign.
  • Looking at the yearly performance, HAL did better than 94% of all other stocks.
  • HAL is currently trading in the upper part of its 52 week range. The S&P500 Index is also trading in the upper part of its 52 week range, so HAL is performing more or less in line with the market.
  • HAL is currently showing a bull flag pattern! A bull flag pattern occurs when prices pull back slightly after a strong rise up. This may be a nice opportunity for an entry.
  • HAL is an average performer in the Energy Equipment & Services industry, it outperforms 65% of 67 stocks in the same industry.

For an up to date full technical analysis you can check the technical report of HAL

Looking at the Setup

ChartMill incorporates a Setup Rating in its analysis, which measures the extent of consolidation in a stock over recent days and weeks. This rating, ranging from 0 to 10, is updated daily and takes into account multiple short-term technical indicators. The current setup rating for NYSE:HAL is 8:

HAL has an excellent technical rating and also presents a decent setup pattern. Prices have been consolidating lately. A pullback is taking place, which may present a nice opportunity for an entry. There is very little resistance above the current price. There is a support zone below the current price at 39.39, a Stop Loss order could be placed below this zone.

How to trade NYSE:HAL?

One way to play this would be to wait for the actual breakout to happen and buy when the stock breaks out above the current consolidation zone. A possible place for a stop loss would be below this zone.

This article should in no way be interpreted as trading advice. You should always make your own analysis and trade or not trade based on your own observations and style. The article is based purely on some technical observations.

Every day, new breakout setups can be found on ChartMill in our Breakout screener.

Keep in mind

This article should in no way be interpreted as advice in any way. The article is based on the observed metrics at the time of writing, but you should always make your own analysis and trade or invest at your own responsibility.



NYSE:HAL (12/8/2023, 7:04:00 PM)

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