NYSE:HPQ - HP Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$23.95 +0.22 (+0.93 %)
(As of 11/15/2018 11:49 AM ET)
Previous Close$23.73
Today's Range$23.42 - $24.0450
52-Week Range$19.31 - $27.08
Volume2.46 million shs
Average Volume9.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$37.96 billion
P/E Ratio14.52
Dividend Yield2.32%
Beta1.5
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Computer & office equipment
Sub-IndustryComputer Hardware
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:HPQ
Previous Symbol
CUSIP42823610
Phone650-857-1501

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio0.85
Quick Ratio0.61

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio14.52
Forward P/E Ratio11.86
P/E Growth1.54

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$52.06 billion
Price / Sales0.73
Cash Flow$1.8948 per share
Price / Cash12.64
Book Value($2.04) per share
Price / Book-11.74

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.65
Net Income$2.53 billion
Net Margins7.95%
Return on Equity-130.47%
Return on Assets9.49%

Miscellaneous

Employees49,000
Outstanding Shares1,582,410,000
Market Cap$37.96 billion
OptionableOptionable

HP (NYSE:HPQ) Frequently Asked Questions

What is HP's stock symbol?

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

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

HP announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 13th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.1602 per share on Wednesday, January 2nd. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.67%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 12th. This is a positive change from HP's previous quarterly dividend of $0.14. View HP's Dividend History.

How were HP's earnings last quarter?

HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 23rd. The computer maker reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.01. The computer maker earned $14.59 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $14.29 billion. HP had a negative return on equity of 130.47% and a net margin of 7.95%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 11.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.43 earnings per share. View HP's Earnings History.

When is HP's next earnings date?

HP is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 29th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for HP.

What guidance has HP issued on next quarter's earnings?

HP updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.12-2.22 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.17.

What price target have analysts set for HPQ?

17 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for HP's shares. Their predictions range from $22.00 to $32.00. On average, they expect HP's share price to reach $27.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for HP.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for HP?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HP in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for HP.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about HP stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about HP stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "HP’s efforts to revive the business have been commendable. The company’s focus on innovation, pricing, and marketing and sales activities to trigger demand for its PC and Printing products in the market are apparently paying off. Rising demand for notebooks, desktops and workstations on the back of product innovation and differentiations is benefiting HP in the PC market. It should be noted that the recently-acquired Samsung’s printing business is helping the company in gaining market share in the $55-billion high-end copy-machine market. Nonetheless, the ongoing shift toward tablets and smartphone is a concern. Global trade environment and currency volatility remain other key challenges. Shares have underperformed the industry on a year-to-date basis." (10/17/2018)
  • 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "EPS Guidance ahead of our estimates and consensus; raising 12-month price target to $32, from $29, optionality of 3D printing remains exciting. Sustained PC (~30% of operating profits) profitable share gain powered by differentiated security & manageability within commercial space (see page 2). Sustained printing (~70% of operating profits) growth powered by adjacent market share gains in copier & graphics (see page 2)." (10/4/2018)

Has HP been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about HPQ stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. HP earned a daily sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the computer maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting HP?

HP saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 23,447,714 shares, an increase of 16.7% from the October 15th total of 20,091,486 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 9,948,053 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.4 days. Approximately 1.5% of the shares of the company are short sold. View HP's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of HP's key competitors?

Who are HP's key executives?

HP's management team includes the folowing 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

Who are HP's major shareholders?

HP's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.69%), Dodge & Cox (5.17%), Primecap Management Co. CA (3.95%), Deutsche Bank AG (1.96%), FMR LLC (1.80%) and American International Group Inc. (1.31%). Company insiders that own HP stock include Catherine A Lesjak, Daryl Hodges, Dion J Weisler, Enrique Lores, Exploration Ltd Fancamp, Jon E Flaxman, Kim M Rivera, Margaret C Whitman, Marie Myers, Peter Henderson Smith, Ron Coughlin, 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 Deutsche Bank AG, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, BlackRock Inc., Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, American International Group Inc., Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ and Capital International Investors. Company insiders that have sold HP company stock in the last year include Catherine A Lesjak, Dion J Weisler, Enrique Lores, Jon E Flaxman, Kim M Rivera, Marie Myers, Ron Coughlin, Shumeet Banerji and Tracy S Keogh. View Insider Buying and Selling for HP.

Which major investors are buying HP stock?

HPQ stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DNB Asset Management AS, American Century Companies Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, SG Americas Securities LLC, LSV Asset Management, Capital Research Global Investors, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Hexavest Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for HP.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is HP's stock price today?

One share of HPQ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.9650.

How big of a company is HP?

HP has a market capitalization of $37.96 billion and generates $52.06 billion in revenue each year. The computer maker earns $2.53 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.65 on an earnings per share basis. HP employs 49,000 workers across the globe.

What is HP's official website?

The official website for HP is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for HP (NYSE HPQ)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,204 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,437 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,641
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about HP and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HPQ will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HPQ will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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