Stock Updates

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 22497.6. Since its IPO date on the 1/2/1962, HP Inc., HPQ performance year to date is 12.75%. Today HP Inc., HPQ has gained 1.79%, with a current price of 13.08.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 81.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 32.00%. Return of assets are at 5.10%, 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 5.50%, this is combined with a gross margin of 21.00%, and operating margin of 6.10%. HP Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.9, 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 -1.67%. The 52-week high is -9.01%, and the 52-week low is 49.82%. The average volume for HP Inc., HPQ is 8603405.

With a target price of 14.25, can HP Inc., HPQ reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of HP Inc., HPQ. HP Inc. has a P/E of 6.4 and a forward P/E of 8.05. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 6.09. HP Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.37 and *TBA respectively. For P/cash, HP Inc. has a value of 4.85, while it is 8.73 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 13.08, HP Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.82%. We see a return on equity of 30.10%.

Looking more long-term HP Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 1.05%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 0.93% 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.

About the author

Tony Dabbs

Leave a Comment