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Is HP Inc.(NYSE: HPQ), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/2/1962. HP Inc. is in the Diversified Computer Systems industry and Technology sector. Average volume for HP Inc., is 11711.43, and so far today it has a volume of 5263900. Performance year to date since the 1/2/1962 is 35.67%.

To help you determine whether HP Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 7.55 and forward P/E is 9.71. PEG perhaps more useful shows that HP Inc. has a value for PEG of 3.72. P/S ratio is 0.56 and the P/B ratio is *TBA. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 4.74 and 9.17 respectively.

At the current price HP Inc. is trading at, 15.6 (-0.19% today), HP Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.21%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 36.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.07, and this is looking to grow in the next year to -0.06% after growing -5.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 27.60%, and -3.80% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1711, and the number of shares float is 1709.38. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 81.60%. The float short is 1.53%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.23. Management has seen a return on assets of 7.20%, and also a return on investment of 14.40%.

The ability for HP Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1, and quick ratio is 0.7. Long term debt/equity is *TBA and total debt/equity is *TBA. In terms of margins, HP Inc. has a gross margin of 18.90%, with its operating margin at 7.70%, and HP Inc. has a profit margin of 6.90%.

The 52 week high is -0.89%, with 80.28% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 7.66% and the 200 day simple moving average is 26.61%.

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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