HOUSTON, Texas - Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) announced that its board of directors has declared a 2014 third quarter dividend of fifteen cents ($0.15) a share on the company’s common stock payable September 24, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 3, 2014.
Halliburton’s board of directors also increased the authorization to purchase Halliburton common stock to a total of $6.0 billion.
Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. With more than 80,000 employees, representing 140 nationalities in approximately 80 countries, the company serves the upstream oil and gas industry throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir - from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to drilling and formation evaluation, well construction and completion, and optimizing production through the life of the field. Visit the company’s website at www.halliburton.com. Connect with Halliburton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Oilpro and YouTube.