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Helmerich & Payne (HP) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.35 (-0.93%)
(As of 05/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
749,433 shs
Average Volume
1.07 million shs
Market Capitalization
$3.66 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Helmerich & Payne MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
1.90 Rating Score
13.2% Upside
$42.00 Price Target
Short Interest
10.95% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.60mentions of Helmerich & Payne in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.05 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $3.47 to $3.54 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.59 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

69th out of 237 stocks

Drilling Oil & Gas Wells Industry

4th out of 13 stocks

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About Helmerich & Payne Stock (NYSE:HP)

Founded in 1920, Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (H&P) (NYSE: HP) is committed to delivering industry leading levels of drilling productivity and reliability. H&P operates with the highest level of integrity, safety and innovation to deliver superior results for its customers and returns for shareholders. Through its subsidiaries, the Company designs, fabricates and operates high-performance drilling rigs in conventional and unconventional plays around the world. H&P also develops and implements advanced automation, directional drilling and survey management technologies. H&P’s fleet includes 299 land rigs in the U.S., 31 international land rigs and eight offshore platform rigs.

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 2/27 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 5/31 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Drilling oil & gas wells
Oil & Gas Drilling
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
10 Analysts


Net Income
$434.10 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.75 billion
Cash Flow
$7.84 per share
Book Value
$28.39 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$3.66 billion

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HP Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Helmerich & Payne stock right now?

10 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Helmerich & Payne in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "reduce" HP shares.
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What is Helmerich & Payne's stock price target for 2024?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Helmerich & Payne's shares. Their HP share price targets range from $33.00 to $50.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $42.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have HP shares performed in 2024?

Helmerich & Payne's stock was trading at $36.22 at the start of the year. Since then, HP stock has increased by 2.4% and is now trading at $37.10.
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Are investors shorting Helmerich & Payne?

Helmerich & Payne saw a drop in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 10,420,000 shares, a drop of 9.9% from the April 15th total of 11,560,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,180,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 8.8 days. Currently, 11.0% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Helmerich & Payne's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 24th 2024.
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How were Helmerich & Payne's earnings last quarter?

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 25th. The oil and gas company reported $0.84 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.85 by $0.01. The oil and gas company earned $687.94 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $682.51 million. Helmerich & Payne had a net margin of 12.84% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.21%. Helmerich & Payne's quarterly revenue was down 10.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.26 EPS.

How often does Helmerich & Payne pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Helmerich & Payne?

Helmerich & Payne declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.42 per share on Friday, May 31st. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 16th.
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Is Helmerich & Payne a good dividend stock?

Helmerich & Payne (NYSE:HP) pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.60%. The dividend payout ratio is 28.57%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, HP will have a dividend payout ratio of 28.25% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for HP.

What is John Lindsay's approval rating as Helmerich & Payne's CEO?

97 employees have rated Helmerich & Payne Chief Executive Officer John Lindsay on John Lindsay has an approval rating of 92% among the company's employees. This puts John Lindsay in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Helmerich & Payne own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Helmerich & Payne investors own include AT&T (T), Xtrackers California Municipal Bond ETF (CA), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Pfizer (PFE), Verizon Communications (VZ), Boeing (BA), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

Who are Helmerich & Payne's major shareholders?

Helmerich & Payne's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.41%), Earnest Partners LLC (3.04%), Van ECK Associates Corp (1.62%), ARGA Investment Management LP (1.40%), LSV Asset Management (0.79%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.55%). Insiders that own company stock include Cara M Hair, Hans Helmerich, John R Bell, John W Lindsay, Mark W Smith, Raymond John Adams III, Sara Marie Momper and Todd Willard Benson.
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How do I buy shares of Helmerich & Payne?

Shares of HP stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:HP) was last updated on 5/24/2024 by Staff

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