(Boursier.com) — Halliburton , an oil services giant, beat fourth-quarter earnings expectations and matched revenue consensus. The group increases its dividend by 33%. Net income was $656 million, or 72 cents per share, from $824 million, or 92 cents per share, a year ago. The FactSet consensus for earnings per share was 67 cents. Revenue jumped 30% to $5.58 billion. The company is also boosting its quarterly dividend to 16 cents per share from 12 cents previously, with the new dividend payable March 29 to shareholders of record on March 1.