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S&P 500   5,088.80
DOW   39,131.53
QQQ   436.78
Warren Buffett uses his annual letter to warn about Wall Street and recount Berkshire's successes
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MarketBeat Week in Review – 2/19 - 2/23
A collection of the insights Warren Buffett offered in his annual letter Saturday
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West Africa bloc lifts coup sanctions on Niger in a new push for dialogue to resolve tensions
West Africa's ECOWAS bloc says it's lifting sanctions imposed on Niger over last year’s coup in a new push for dialogue
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Macron booed by French farmers who blame him for not doing enough to support agriculture
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S&P 500   5,088.80
DOW   39,131.53
QQQ   436.78
Warren Buffett uses his annual letter to warn about Wall Street and recount Berkshire's successes
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
MarketBeat Week in Review – 2/19 - 2/23
A collection of the insights Warren Buffett offered in his annual letter Saturday
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
West Africa bloc lifts coup sanctions on Niger in a new push for dialogue to resolve tensions
West Africa's ECOWAS bloc says it's lifting sanctions imposed on Niger over last year’s coup in a new push for dialogue
AI Creates New Cancer Drug - In Just 30 Days! (Ad)
Macron booed by French farmers who blame him for not doing enough to support agriculture
MILAN FASHION PHOTOS: Ferragamo, Dolce&Gabbana conceal and reveal, balance transparency with cover
S&P 500   5,088.80
DOW   39,131.53
QQQ   436.78
Warren Buffett uses his annual letter to warn about Wall Street and recount Berkshire's successes
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
MarketBeat Week in Review – 2/19 - 2/23
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Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
West Africa bloc lifts coup sanctions on Niger in a new push for dialogue to resolve tensions
West Africa's ECOWAS bloc says it's lifting sanctions imposed on Niger over last year’s coup in a new push for dialogue
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Macron booed by French farmers who blame him for not doing enough to support agriculture
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HP (HPQ) Competitors

$29.27
+0.32 (+1.11%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

HPQ vs. HPE, JNPR, FFIV, ANET, ANSS, GLW, KEYS, GFS, GIB, and HUBS

Should you be buying HP stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of HP include Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Juniper Networks (JNPR), F5 (FFIV), Arista Networks (ANET), ANSYS (ANSS), Corning (GLW), Keysight Technologies (KEYS), GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GFS), CGI (GIB), and HubSpot (HUBS). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

HP vs.

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

HP received 712 more outperform votes than Hewlett Packard Enterprise when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 64.78% of users gave Hewlett Packard Enterprise an outperform vote while only 60.95% of users gave HP an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
HPOutperform Votes
1492
60.95%
Underperform Votes
956
39.05%
Hewlett Packard EnterpriseOutperform Votes
780
64.78%
Underperform Votes
424
35.22%

76.0% of HP shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.2% of Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of HP shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

HP has a beta of 1.04, meaning that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hewlett Packard Enterprise has a beta of 1.2, meaning that its share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has a net margin of 6.95% compared to HP's net margin of 6.13%. Hewlett Packard Enterprise's return on equity of 9.83% beat HP's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
HP6.13% -138.83% 9.05%
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 6.95%9.83%3.60%

In the previous week, HP had 5 more articles in the media than Hewlett Packard Enterprise. MarketBeat recorded 13 mentions for HP and 8 mentions for Hewlett Packard Enterprise. HP's average media sentiment score of 1.07 beat Hewlett Packard Enterprise's score of 0.66 indicating that HP is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
HP
9 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
6 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

HP presently has a consensus price target of $32.30, indicating a potential upside of 10.35%. Hewlett Packard Enterprise has a consensus price target of $17.60, indicating a potential upside of 16.48%. Given Hewlett Packard Enterprise's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Hewlett Packard Enterprise is more favorable than HP.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
HP
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.60
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33

HP pays an annual dividend of $1.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. Hewlett Packard Enterprise pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. HP pays out 33.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Hewlett Packard Enterprise pays out 33.8% 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 is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
HP$53.72B0.54$3.26B$3.298.90
Hewlett Packard Enterprise$29.14B0.67$2.03B$1.549.81

Summary

HP beats Hewlett Packard Enterprise on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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HPQ vs. The Competition

MetricHPComputer & office equipment IndustryComputer SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$29.00B$28.41B$20.23B$17.63B
Dividend Yield3.81%3.05%2.72%3.57%
P/E Ratio8.9018.82248.5524.82
Price / Sales0.547.56528.057.31
Price / Cash6.9313.4730.8717.54
Price / Book-27.103.706.796.10
Net Income$3.26B$1.62B$608.74M$870.05M
7 Day Performance2.41%-1.79%-1.35%-0.34%
1 Month Performance-0.98%-5.20%2.93%2.47%
1 Year Performance0.17%-5.41%14.51%89.24%

HP Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
HPE
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
4.8377 of 5 stars
$15.01
+0.5%
$17.60
+17.3%
-3.1%$19.51B$29.14B9.7562,000Upcoming Earnings
JNPR
Juniper Networks
4.5507 of 5 stars
$36.90
-0.1%
$34.58
-6.3%
+20.8%$11.88B$5.56B38.843,374Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
FFIV
F5
4.5937 of 5 stars
$183.14
+0.4%
$185.00
+1.0%
+32.1%$10.77B$2.81B23.826,524
ANET
Arista Networks
4.5961 of 5 stars
$259.57
-0.8%
$271.38
+4.5%
+97.5%$81.15B$5.86B39.514,023
ANSS
ANSYS
4.0196 of 5 stars
$332.14
+0.7%
$317.20
-4.5%
+17.0%$28.85B$2.07B59.955,600Earnings Report
Analyst Report
News Coverage
GLW
Corning
3.5056 of 5 stars
$32.29
+1.2%
$32.88
+1.8%
-4.7%$27.56B$12.59B48.1949,800Analyst Revision
KEYS
Keysight Technologies
4.3223 of 5 stars
$154.54
-0.4%
$168.00
+8.7%
-5.0%$26.99B$5.46B26.1014,900Earnings Report
Analyst Report
GFS
GLOBALFOUNDRIES
3.4407 of 5 stars
$54.50
+2.1%
$65.92
+20.9%
-17.8%$29.85B$7.39B29.6214,000Gap Up
High Trading Volume
GIB
CGI
1.6569 of 5 stars
$113.00
-1.6%
N/A+28.4%$26.68B$14.45B22.0391,500News Coverage
HUBS
HubSpot
4.0935 of 5 stars
$595.31
-3.0%
$631.54
+6.1%
+56.8%$30.16B$2.17B-167.697,663Insider Selling

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This page (NYSE:HPQ) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff