HOUSTON – Oct. 20, 2014 – Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) announced that its board of directors has approved a 20 percent increase in its quarterly dividend. The 2014 fourth quarter dividend of eighteen cents ($0.18) a share on the company’s common stock is payable on December 26, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 5, 2014.
About Halliburton 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 http://www.halliburton.com/. Connect with Halliburton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Oilpro and YouTube.