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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ)?

The company in question is, HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) currently with a stock price of 14.03 (-3.11% today). The market cap for HP Inc. is 25114.26, and is in the sector Technology, and Diversified Computer Systems industry. The target price for HP Inc. is 16.24. Currently HP Inc. is trading with a P/E of 6.79, and a forward P/E of 8.74. Average volume for HP Inc. is 11941.96 and so far today it is 21850700.

Performance in the last year for HP Inc. has been 11.34%. For EPS growth, HP Inc. has seen a growth of -5.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -0.19%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -7.70% over the last five years and could be 2.20% for the next five years. HP Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -3.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 27.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.42%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 12.61%.

Since the IPO date for HP Inc. on the 1/2/1962, HP Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 22.01%. With HP Inc. trading at 14.03, the dividend yield is 3.56%, and the EPS is 2.07.

So could HP Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 6.79. The PEG is 3.08, P/S is 0.52 and the P/B is at *TBA. The P/cash is 4.46, with P/free cash flow at 8.63.

HP Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 0.7. This is with long term debt/equity at *TBA, and total debt/equity at *TBA.

In terms of margins, HP Inc. has a gross margin of 18.90%, an operating margin of 7.70% and a profit margin of 6.90%.Payout ratio for HP Inc. is 36.00%. Return on assets come to 7.20% with return on investment coming to 14.40%.

Insider ownership for HP Inc., is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 81.40%. Outstanding shares are at 1790.04. While shares float is 1706.09. The float short is currently 1.70%, and short ratio is 2.42.

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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