NYSE:HPQ

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Volume107,961 shs
Average Volume10.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$42.21 billion
P/E Ratio16.93
Dividend Yield2.31%
Beta1.08

Competitors

HP (NYSE:HPQ) Vs. IBM, ANET, FFIV, JNPR, EXTR, and ATEN

Should you be buying HPQ stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "computer & office equipment" are considered alternatives and competitors to HP, including International Business Machines (IBM), Arista Networks (ANET), F5 Networks (FFIV), Juniper Networks (JNPR), Extreme Networks (EXTR), and A10 Networks (ATEN).

HP (NYSE:HPQ) and International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares HP and International Business Machines' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
HP$56.64 billion0.75$2.84 billion$2.2814.85
International Business Machines$77.15 billion1.64$9.43 billion$12.8111.06

International Business Machines has higher revenue and earnings than HP. International Business Machines is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than HP, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares HP and International Business Machines' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
HP5.02%-196.27%9.63%
International Business Machines10.53%48.69%6.59%

Volatility and Risk

HP has a beta of 1.08, suggesting that its stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, International Business Machines has a beta of 1.25, suggesting that its stock price is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

HP pays an annual dividend of $0.78 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. International Business Machines pays an annual dividend of $6.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.6%. HP pays out 34.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. International Business Machines pays out 50.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. HP has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and International Business Machines has raised its dividend for 21 consecutive years. International Business Machines is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for HP and International Business Machines, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
HP25602.31
International Business Machines07402.36

HP currently has a consensus target price of $24.4643, suggesting a potential downside of 27.51%. International Business Machines has a consensus target price of $145.0909, suggesting a potential upside of 2.38%. Given International Business Machines' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe International Business Machines is more favorable than HP.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

80.6% of HP shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.7% of International Business Machines shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of HP shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of International Business Machines shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

International Business Machines beats HP on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET) and HP (NYSE:HPQ) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, valuation and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Arista Networks and HP's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Arista Networks32.06%20.37%14.19%
HP5.02%-196.27%9.63%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

61.8% of Arista Networks shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.6% of HP shares are held by institutional investors. 23.8% of Arista Networks shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of HP shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Arista Networks and HP, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Arista Networks081302.62
HP25602.31

Arista Networks currently has a consensus target price of $321.95, indicating a potential upside of 2.28%. HP has a consensus target price of $24.4643, indicating a potential downside of 27.51%. Given Arista Networks' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Arista Networks is more favorable than HP.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Arista Networks and HP's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Arista Networks$2.41 billion9.99$859.87 million$8.6936.31
HP$56.64 billion0.75$2.84 billion$2.2814.85

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

Risk and Volatility

Arista Networks has a beta of 1.21, suggesting that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HP has a beta of 1.08, suggesting that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Arista Networks beats HP on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

HP (NYSE:HPQ) and F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares HP and F5 Networks' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
HP$56.64 billion0.75$2.84 billion$2.2814.85
F5 Networks$2.35 billion5.50$307.44 million$6.6631.48

HP has higher revenue and earnings than F5 Networks. HP is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than F5 Networks, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares HP and F5 Networks' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
HP5.02%-196.27%9.63%
F5 Networks13.08%19.72%9.33%

Risk & Volatility

HP has a beta of 1.08, indicating that its stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, F5 Networks has a beta of 1.13, indicating that its stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.6% of HP shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.7% of F5 Networks shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of HP shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of F5 Networks shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for HP and F5 Networks, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
HP25602.31
F5 Networks051102.69

HP currently has a consensus price target of $24.4643, indicating a potential downside of 27.51%. F5 Networks has a consensus price target of $195.1765, indicating a potential downside of 6.78%. Given F5 Networks' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe F5 Networks is more favorable than HP.

Summary

F5 Networks beats HP on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

HP (NYSE:HPQ) and Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings and dividends.

Risk & Volatility

HP has a beta of 1.08, suggesting that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Juniper Networks has a beta of 0.9, suggesting that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares HP and Juniper Networks' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
HP5.02%-196.27%9.63%
Juniper Networks8.92%8.30%4.29%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for HP and Juniper Networks, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
HP25602.31
Juniper Networks34602.23

HP currently has a consensus price target of $24.4643, indicating a potential downside of 27.51%. Juniper Networks has a consensus price target of $25.1333, indicating a potential downside of 1.28%. Given Juniper Networks' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Juniper Networks is more favorable than HP.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.6% of HP shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.3% of Juniper Networks shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of HP shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Juniper Networks shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

HP pays an annual dividend of $0.78 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Juniper Networks pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. HP pays out 34.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Juniper Networks pays out 66.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. HP has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Juniper Networks has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares HP and Juniper Networks' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
HP$56.64 billion0.75$2.84 billion$2.2814.85
Juniper Networks$4.45 billion1.88$345 million$1.2121.07

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

Summary

Juniper Networks beats HP on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Extreme Networks (NASDAQ:EXTR) and HP (NYSE:HPQ) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

78.9% of Extreme Networks shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.6% of HP shares are held by institutional investors. 3.2% of Extreme Networks shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of HP shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Extreme Networks and HP's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Extreme Networks$948.02 million1.25$-126,850,000.00($0.21)-45.52
HP$56.64 billion0.75$2.84 billion$2.2814.85

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Extreme Networks and HP, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Extreme Networks01302.75
HP25602.31

Extreme Networks currently has a consensus target price of $10.1667, indicating a potential upside of 6.57%. HP has a consensus target price of $24.4643, indicating a potential downside of 27.51%. Given Extreme Networks' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Extreme Networks is more favorable than HP.

Profitability

This table compares Extreme Networks and HP's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Extreme Networks-10.55%-114.29%-2.41%
HP5.02%-196.27%9.63%

Volatility & Risk

Extreme Networks has a beta of 2.13, indicating that its stock price is 113% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HP has a beta of 1.08, indicating that its stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

HP beats Extreme Networks on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

HP (NYSE:HPQ) and A10 Networks (NYSE:ATEN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares HP and A10 Networks' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
HP5.02%-196.27%9.63%
A10 Networks4.49%13.20%5.45%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

80.6% of HP shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.2% of A10 Networks shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of HP shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 23.7% of A10 Networks shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

HP has a beta of 1.08, indicating that its stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, A10 Networks has a beta of 0.96, indicating that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for HP and A10 Networks, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
HP25602.31
A10 Networks00203.00

HP currently has a consensus price target of $24.4643, suggesting a potential downside of 27.51%. A10 Networks has a consensus price target of $14.25, suggesting a potential upside of 58.69%. Given A10 Networks' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe A10 Networks is more favorable than HP.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares HP and A10 Networks' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
HP$56.64 billion0.75$2.84 billion$2.2814.85
A10 Networks$212.63 million3.26$-17,820,000.00($0.19)-47.47

HP has higher revenue and earnings than A10 Networks. A10 Networks is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than HP, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

HP beats A10 Networks on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


HP Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
International Business Machines logo
IBM
International Business Machines
2.4$141.65+2.5%$123.46 billion$77.15 billion16.04Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Arista Networks logo
ANET
Arista Networks
1.6$315.53+1.9%$23.63 billion$2.41 billion35.33
F5 Networks logo
FFIV
F5 Networks
1.7$209.64+1.3%$12.76 billion$2.35 billion41.76Upcoming Earnings
Juniper Networks logo
JNPR
Juniper Networks
1.9$25.49+0.6%$8.29 billion$4.45 billion21.97Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Extreme Networks logo
EXTR
Extreme Networks
1.5$9.56+3.7%$1.14 billion$948.02 million-11.66Upcoming Earnings
A10 Networks logo
ATEN
A10 Networks
1.9$9.02+1.1%$686.07 million$212.63 million69.39Upcoming Earnings
Decrease in Short Interest
Allot Communications logo
ALLT
Allot Communications
1.2$17.80+2.2%$615.66 million$110.10 million-65.92Analyst Upgrade
Digi International logo
DGII
Digi International
1.8$17.77+1.2%$521.39 million$279.27 million61.28News Coverage
Silicom logo
SILC
Silicom
1.4$44.82+1.3%$317.54 million$105.24 million44.82
Intrusion logo
INTZ
Intrusion
1.5$15.32+7.1%$250.66 million$13.64 million-90.11
Lantronix logo
LTRX
Lantronix
1.1$4.50+2.7%$126.03 million$59.88 million-14.06Gap Down
BIO-key International logo
BKYI
BIO-key International
1.2$3.13+1.3%$24.16 million$2.27 million-0.38
B.O.S. Better Online Solutions logo
BOSC
B.O.S. Better Online Solutions
0.5$3.01+1.0%$15.48 million$33.82 million-8.13
This page was last updated on 4/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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