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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: HP Inc., HPQ

HP Inc., HPQ is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Diversified Computer Systems in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, HP Inc., HPQ  has a market cap of 24877.94. Since its IPO date on the 1/2/1962, HP Inc., HPQ performance year to date is 26.45%. Today HP Inc., HPQ has gained -0.14%, with a current price of 14.54.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 81.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 36.00%. Return of assets are at 7.20%, with return on investment at 14.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, HP Inc., HPQ is seeing a long-term debt/equity of *TBA. While Total debt/equity is *TBA. With a profit margin of 6.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of 18.90%, and operating margin of 7.70%. HP Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1, while the quick ratio is 0.7.

For the last year HP Inc., HPQ has seen a EPS growth of -5.40%. A performance for the year of 25.95%. The 52-week high is -1.76%, and the 52-week low is 68.03%. The average volume for HP Inc., HPQ is 8222246.

With a target price of 15.54, can HP Inc., HPQ reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of HP Inc., HPQ. HP Inc. has a P/E of 7.04 and a forward P/E of 9.08. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.47. HP Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.52 and *TBA respectively. For P/cash, HP Inc. has a value of 4.41, while it is 8.55 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 14.54, HP Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.44%. We see a return on equity of 94.10%.

Looking more long-term HP Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 2.03%. In the short-term an EPS growth of -0.25% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -5.40% for this year and for the last five years a -7.70% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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