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This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
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College athletes will need school approval for NIL deals under bill passed by Utah Legislature
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Peace, music and memories: As the 1960s fade, historians scramble to capture Woodstock's voices
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This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
In Senegal's capital, Nicaragua is a hot ticket among travel agents as migrants try to reach US
California authorizes expansion of Waymo's driverless car services to LA, SF peninsula
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
College athletes will need school approval for NIL deals under bill passed by Utah Legislature
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
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Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
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This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
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This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Competitors

$15.56
+0.33 (+2.17%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

HPE vs. JNPR, FFIV, HPQ, CHKP, VRSN, UMC, ENTG, WDC, NOK, and TYL

Should you be buying Hewlett Packard Enterprise stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Hewlett Packard Enterprise include Juniper Networks (JNPR), F5 (FFIV), HP (HPQ), Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP), VeriSign (VRSN), United Microelectronics (UMC), Entegris (ENTG), Western Digital (WDC), Nokia Oyj (NOK), and Tyler Technologies (TYL). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise vs.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE:HPE) and Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings, media sentiment, institutional ownership, risk, community ranking and analyst recommendations.

In the previous week, Hewlett Packard Enterprise had 34 more articles in the media than Juniper Networks. MarketBeat recorded 49 mentions for Hewlett Packard Enterprise and 15 mentions for Juniper Networks. Juniper Networks' average media sentiment score of 0.47 beat Hewlett Packard Enterprise's score of 0.23 indicating that Juniper Networks is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
12 Very Positive mention(s)
6 Positive mention(s)
11 Neutral mention(s)
7 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Juniper Networks
6 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Hewlett Packard Enterprise pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Juniper Networks pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Hewlett Packard Enterprise pays out 35.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Juniper Networks pays out 92.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Hewlett Packard Enterprise is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Juniper Networks received 292 more outperform votes than Hewlett Packard Enterprise when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 64.65% of users gave Hewlett Packard Enterprise an outperform vote while only 60.04% of users gave Juniper Networks an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Hewlett Packard EnterpriseOutperform Votes
781
64.65%
Underperform Votes
427
35.35%
Juniper NetworksOutperform Votes
1073
60.04%
Underperform Votes
714
39.96%

81.2% of Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.8% of Juniper Networks shares are held by institutional investors. 0.4% of Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of Juniper Networks shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has a beta of 1.19, meaning that its share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Juniper Networks has a beta of 0.98, meaning that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has higher revenue and earnings than Juniper Networks. Hewlett Packard Enterprise is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Juniper Networks, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Hewlett Packard Enterprise$29.14B0.69$2.03B$1.4510.73
Juniper Networks$5.56B2.16$310.20M$0.9539.34

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has a net margin of 6.81% compared to Juniper Networks' net margin of 5.57%. Juniper Networks' return on equity of 11.72% beat Hewlett Packard Enterprise's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hewlett Packard Enterprise6.81% 9.20% 3.39%
Juniper Networks 5.57%11.72%5.49%

Hewlett Packard Enterprise currently has a consensus target price of $17.25, suggesting a potential upside of 10.86%. Juniper Networks has a consensus target price of $34.58, suggesting a potential downside of 7.46%. Given Hewlett Packard Enterprise's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Hewlett Packard Enterprise is more favorable than Juniper Networks.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
0 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.27
Juniper Networks
0 Sell rating(s)
10 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.29

Summary

Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Juniper Networks tied by winning 10 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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HPE vs. The Competition

MetricHewlett Packard EnterpriseComputer & office equipment IndustryComputer SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$19.80B$28.42B$19.85B$17.55B
Dividend Yield3.41%3.05%2.72%3.56%
P/E Ratio10.7315.20215.0020.88
Price / Sales0.698.25543.957.13
Price / Cash4.2113.6228.2215.92
Price / Book0.943.806.915.87
Net Income$2.03B$1.62B$628.87M$863.03M
7 Day Performance2.98%3.87%2.07%1.62%
1 Month Performance0.97%-1.59%4.93%3.17%
1 Year Performance0.39%-1.79%16.32%100.99%

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
JNPR
Juniper Networks
4.3341 of 5 stars
$37.16
+0.2%
$34.58
-6.9%
+22.4%$11.96B$5.56B39.123,374Analyst Report
Short Interest ↑
FFIV
F5
4.4538 of 5 stars
$185.44
-0.8%
$185.00
-0.2%
+31.9%$10.91B$2.81B24.116,524
HPQ
HP
4.8405 of 5 stars
$28.83
+0.1%
$32.30
+12.0%
+1.9%$28.57B$53.72B8.7658,000Earnings Report
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Up
CHKP
Check Point Software Technologies
4.7729 of 5 stars
$161.54
+1.3%
$157.32
-2.6%
+27.7%$19.51B$2.41B22.696,026Short Interest ↓
VRSN
VeriSign
4.6111 of 5 stars
$193.56
+0.3%
$241.00
+24.5%
-0.5%$19.61B$1.49B24.44907Positive News
UMC
United Microelectronics
2.3993 of 5 stars
$7.57
-0.7%
$7.68
+1.5%
-5.5%$18.92B$7.25B9.5820,680Options Volume
ENTG
Entegris
4.558 of 5 stars
$131.89
-0.5%
$139.80
+6.0%
+63.0%$19.84B$3.52B110.838,000Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
WDC
Western Digital
2.628 of 5 stars
$57.48
+0.7%
$59.29
+3.2%
+68.7%$18.73B$12.32B-8.0653,000Options Volume
Gap Up
NOK
Nokia Oyj
4.2859 of 5 stars
$3.57
+1.1%
$5.06
+41.8%
-22.6%$20.11B$22.26B29.7586,900
TYL
Tyler Technologies
4.608 of 5 stars
$436.39
-1.1%
$457.86
+4.9%
+37.7%$18.45B$1.95B112.187,300Insider Selling

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This page (NYSE:HPE) was last updated on 3/2/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff