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How to buy Helmerich and Payne stock

Learn how to easily invest in Helmerich and Payne stock.

Helmerich and Payne Inc is an oil & gas drilling business based in the US. Helmerich and Payne shares (HP) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Helmerich and Payne employs 5,932 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.8 billion.

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Helmerich and Payne stock price (NYSE: HP)

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Helmerich and Payne shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-26.
Latest market close$37.53
52-week range$20.53 - $54.26
50-day moving average $42.81
200-day moving average $39.68
Wall St. target price$54.93
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $1 (2.5%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.80

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Is it a good time to buy Helmerich and Payne stock?

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Helmerich and Payne price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $37.53 from 2022-09-29

1 week (2022-09-23) 5.78%
1 month (2022-08-30) -11.65%
3 months (2022-06-30) -12.84%
6 months (2022-03-26) N/A
1 year (2021-09-27) 34.81%
2 years (2020-09-30) 156.18%
3 years (2019-09-30) 40.07
5 years (2017-09-29) 52.11

Is Helmerich and Payne stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Helmerich and Payne stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Helmerich and Payne's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Helmerich and Payne's PEG ratio

Helmerich and Payne's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.5037. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Helmerich and Payne's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Helmerich and Payne's EBITDA

Helmerich and Payne's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $271.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Helmerich and Payne's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Helmerich and Payne financials

Revenue TTM $1.8 billion
Gross profit TTM $266 million
Return on assets TTM -1.84%
Return on equity TTM -4.11%
Profit margin -6.65%
Book value $25.95
Market capitalisation $3.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Helmerich and Payne's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Helmerich and Payne.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Helmerich and Payne's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 28.88

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Helmerich and Payne's overall score of 28.88 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 46th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Helmerich and Payne is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Helmerich and Payne's environmental score

Environmental score: 11.28/100

Helmerich and Payne's environmental score of 11.28 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Helmerich and Payne is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Helmerich and Payne's social score

Social score: 12.96/100

Helmerich and Payne's social score of 12.96 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Helmerich and Payne is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Helmerich and Payne's governance score

Governance score: 14.13/100

Helmerich and Payne's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Helmerich and Payne is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Helmerich and Payne's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Helmerich and Payne scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Helmerich and Payne has managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Helmerich and Payne Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 28.88
Total ESG percentile 46.04
Environmental score 11.28
Environmental score percentile 7
Social score 12.96
Social score percentile 7
Governance score 14.13
Governance score percentile 7
Level of controversy 1

Helmerich and Payne share dividends

We're not expecting Helmerich and Payne to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Helmerich and Payne's shares ever split?

Helmerich and Payne's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 9 July 2006. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Helmerich and Payne shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Helmerich and Payne shares which in turn could have impacted Helmerich and Payne's share price.

Helmerich and Payne share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Helmerich and Payne's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.5302 up to $54.2645. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HP.US volatility(beta: 1.69)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Helmerich and Payne's is 1.688. This would suggest that Helmerich and Payne's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Helmerich and Payne overview

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, provides drilling services and solutions for exploration and production companies. The company operates through three segments: North America Solutions, Offshore Gulf of Mexico, and International Solutions. The North America Solutions segment drills primarily in Colorado, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, and Wyoming. It also focuses on developing, promoting, and commercializing technologies designed to enhance the drilling operations, as well as wellbore quality and placement. The Offshore Gulf of Mexico segment has drilling operations in Louisiana and in U. S.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Helmerich and Payne is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 3.337% of Helmerich and Payne shares are held by insiders and 98.115% by institutions.
How many people work for Helmerich and Payne?
Latest data suggests 5,932 work at Helmerich and Payne.
When does the fiscal year end for Helmerich and Payne?
Helmerich and Payne's fiscal year ends in September.
Where is Helmerich and Payne based?
Helmerich and Payne's address is: 1437 South Boulder Avenue, Tulsa, OK, United States, 74119
What is Helmerich and Payne's ISIN number?
Helmerich and Payne's international securities identification number is: US4234521015
What is Helmerich and Payne's CUSIP number?
Helmerich and Payne's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 423452101

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