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HP Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.25 (-0.99 %)
(As of 01/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $25.02
50-Day Range
MA: $24.56
52-Week Range
Now: $25.02
Volume9.82 million shs
Average Volume7.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$32.27 billion
P/E Ratio12.51
Dividend Yield3.09%
HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses, and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing segments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, solutions, and services, as well as scanning devices; and laserJet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, graphics, and 3D printing solutions. The company was formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Company and changed its name to HP Inc. in October 2015. HP Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.
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Overall MarketRank

2.21 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

28th out of 1,501 stocks

Computer & Office Equipment Industry

3rd out of 27 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer & office equipment
Sub-IndustryComputer Hardware
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$56.64 billion
Cash Flow$2.85 per share
Book Value($1.62) per share


Net Income$2.84 billion


Outstanding Shares1,289,636,000
Market Cap$32.27 billion
Next Earnings Date2/22/2021 (Estimated)
-0.25 (-0.99 %)
(As of 01/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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HP (NYSE:HPQ) Frequently Asked Questions

How has HP's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

HP's stock was trading at $19.36 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, HPQ shares have increased by 29.2% and is now trading at $25.02.
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Is HP a buy right now?

18 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HP in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" HP stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in HPQ, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than HP?

Wall Street analysts have given HP a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but HP wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Enrique Lores' approval rating as HP's CEO?

446 employees have rated HP CEO Enrique Lores on Glassdoor.com. Enrique Lores has an approval rating of 92% among HP's employees. This puts Enrique Lores in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is HP's next earnings date?

HP is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 22nd 2021.
View our earnings forecast for HP

How were HP's earnings last quarter?

HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 23rd. The computer maker reported $0.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.10. The computer maker earned $15.26 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $14.55 billion. HP had a net margin of 5.02% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 196.27%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.60 earnings per share.
View HP's earnings history

How often does HP pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for HP?

HP declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 13th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 10th will be given a dividend of $0.1938 per share on Wednesday, April 7th. This represents a $0.78 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.10%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 9th.
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Is HP a good dividend stock?

HP pays an annual dividend of $0.78 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.09%. HP does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of HP is 34.21%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, HP will have a dividend payout ratio of 26.09% next year. This indicates that HP will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has HP issued on next quarter's earnings?

HP updated its first quarter 2021 After-Hours earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of 0.64-0.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.53.

What price target have analysts set for HPQ?

18 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for HP's shares. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate HP's stock price to reach $20.97 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.2%.
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Are investors shorting HP?

HP saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 13,530,000 shares, an increase of 15.1% from the December 15th total of 11,750,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 9,120,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.5 days. Currently, 1.1% of the company's stock are short sold.
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Who are some of HP's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of HP own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other HP investors own include Visa (V), Intel (INTC), Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), Pfizer (PFE), Bank of America (BAC), NVIDIA (NVDA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

Who are HP's key executives?

HP's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Dion J. Weisler, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Ms. Catherine A. Lesjak, Chief Financial Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Ron Coughlin, Pres of Personal Systems Bus. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Enrique Lores, Pres of Imaging & Printing (Age 52)
  • Mr. Joshua Brenkel, Interim Chief Operating Officer

What is HP's stock symbol?

HP trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HPQ."

Who are HP's major shareholders?

HP's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.15%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.06%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.04%), Hexavest Inc. (0.04%), CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.03%) and Denali Advisors LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own HP stock include Alex Cho, Christoph Schell, Claire Bramley, Dion J Weisler, Enrique Lores, Kim M Rivera, Robert R Bennett, Shumeet Banerji and Tracy S Keogh.
View institutional ownership trends for HP

Which major investors are selling HP stock?

HPQ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pacer Advisors Inc., Hexavest Inc., Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and Huntington National Bank. Company insiders that have sold HP company stock in the last year include Alex Cho, Christoph Schell, Claire Bramley, Kim M Rivera, and Tracy S Keogh.
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or view top insider-selling stocks.

Which major investors are buying HP stock?

HPQ stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Investment House LLC, Prairiewood Capital LLC, Denali Advisors LLC, Sound Income Strategies LLC, Nwam LLC, Cypress Wealth Services LLC, and IFM Investors Pty Ltd. Company insiders that have bought HP stock in the last two years include Enrique Lores, and Robert R Bennett.
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How do I buy shares of HP?

Shares of HPQ can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is HP's stock price today?

One share of HPQ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.02.

How big of a company is HP?

HP has a market capitalization of $32.27 billion and generates $56.64 billion in revenue each year. The computer maker earns $2.84 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.28 on an earnings per share basis. HP employs 53,000 workers across the globe.

What is HP's official website?

The official website for HP is www.hp.com.

How can I contact HP?

HP's mailing address is 1501 PAGE MILL ROAD, PALO ALTO CA, 94304. The computer maker can be reached via phone at 650-857-1501 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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