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Halliburton Declares 20% Dividend Increase


Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) announced that its board of directors has
approved a 20 percent increase in its quarterly dividend. The 2013
fourth quarter dividend of fifteen cents ($0.15) a share on the
company's common stock is payable on December 27, 2013, to shareholders
of record at the close of business on December 6, 2013.

“Today's announcement, together with the 39% increase in dividends
announced in the first quarter and our recent share repurchases,
reflects our growing confidence in the strength of our business outlook,
our commitment to shareholder distributions, and our focus on delivering
best-in-class returns,” said Dave Lesar, chairman, president and chief
executive officer. “Going forward, we expect our dividend payout to be
at least

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