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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 24587.07. Since its IPO date on the 1/2/1962, HP Inc., HPQ performance year to date is 23.87%. Today HP Inc., HPQ has gained -0.07%, with a current price of 14.37.

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 23.20%. Return of assets are at 10.00%, 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 9.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 18.90%, and operating margin of 9.60%. 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 18.04%. The 52-week high is -2.44%, and the 52-week low is 64.60%. The average volume for HP Inc., HPQ is 11166600.

With a target price of 15.57, can HP Inc., HPQ reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of HP Inc., HPQ. HP Inc. has a P/E of 6.96 and a forward P/E of 8.96. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.43. HP Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.51 and *TBA respectively. For P/cash, HP Inc. has a value of 4.36, while it is 8.45 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 14.37, HP Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.48%. We see a return on equity of 131.50%.

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 -0.12% 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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