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How to buy Hewlett Packard Enterprise stock

Learn how to easily invest in Hewlett Packard Enterprise stock.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co is a communication equipment business based in the US. Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares (HPE) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Hewlett Packard Enterprise employs 60,400 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise stock price (NYSE: HPE)

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-06-24.
Latest market close$13.36
52-week range$12.69 - $17.51
50-day moving average $15.19
200-day moving average $15.56
Wall St. target price$17.39
PE ratio 4.8817
Dividend yield $0.48 (3.52%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.79

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $13.36 from 2022-06-29

1 week (2022-06-21) -3.88%
1 month (2022-05-27) -15.39%
3 months (2022-03-29) -23.92%
6 months (2021-12-30) -15.92%
1 year (2021-06-30) -8.37%
2 years (2020-06-30) 37.31%
3 years (2019-06-28) 14.95
5 years (2017-06-30) 16.5877

Is Hewlett Packard Enterprise stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's P/E ratio

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 5x. In other words, Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares trade at around 5x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's PEG ratio

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.7436. 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 Hewlett Packard Enterprise's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's EBITDA

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $4.7 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Hewlett Packard Enterprise's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise financials

Revenue TTM $27.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 7.7%
Gross profit TTM $9.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.43%
Return on equity TTM 19.94%
Profit margin 13.28%
Book value $15.81
Market capitalisation $17.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Hewlett Packard Enterprise'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 Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

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

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 23.34

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise's overall score of 23.34 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 19th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Hewlett Packard Enterprise 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.).

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's environmental score

Environmental score: 4.19/100

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's environmental score of 4.19 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Hewlett Packard Enterprise is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's social score

Social score: 16.43/100

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's social score of 16.43 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Hewlett Packard Enterprise is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's governance score

Governance score: 13.72/100

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Hewlett Packard Enterprise is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Hewlett Packard Enterprise scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Hewlett Packard Enterprise has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 23.34
Total ESG percentile 19.4
Environmental score 4.19
Environmental score percentile 8
Social score 16.43
Social score percentile 8
Governance score 13.72
Governance score percentile 8
Level of controversy 2

Hewlett Packard Enterprise share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 24.49% of net profits

Recently Hewlett Packard Enterprise has paid out, on average, around 24.49% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.52% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Hewlett Packard Enterprise shareholders could enjoy a 3.52% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Hewlett Packard Enterprise's case, that would currently equate to about $0.48 per share.

While Hewlett Packard Enterprise's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Hewlett Packard Enterprise is investing more in its future growth.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's most recent dividend payout was on 7 July 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 June 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Hewlett Packard Enterprise's shares ever split?

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's shares were split on a 1289:1000 basis on 31 August 2017. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1289 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 22.4% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares which in turn could have impacted Hewlett Packard Enterprise's share price.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Hewlett Packard Enterprise's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.6909 up to $17.5107. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HPE.US volatility(beta: 1.14)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 Hewlett Packard Enterprise's is 1.1429. This would suggest that Hewlett Packard Enterprise's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Hewlett Packard Enterprise overview

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company provides solutions that allow customers to capture, analyze, and act upon data seamlessly in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and Japan. The company offers general purpose servers for multi-workload computing and workload-optimized servers; HPE ProLiant rack and tower servers; HPE BladeSystem and HPE Synergy; and solutions for secondary workloads and traditional tape, storage networking, and disk products, such as HPE Modular Storage Arrays and HPE XP. It also offers HPE Apollo and Cray products; and HPE Superdome Flex, HPE Nonstop, HPE Integrity, and HPE Edgeline products. In addition, the company provides HPE Aruba product portfolio that includes wired and wireless local area network hardware products, such as Wi-Fi access points, switches, routers, and sensors; HPE Aruba software and services comprising cloud-based management, network management, network access control, analytics and assurance, and location; and professional and support services, as well as as-a-service and consumption models for the intelligent edge portfolio of products. Further, it offers various leasing, financing, IT consumption, and utility programs and asset management services for customers to facilitate technology deployment models and the acquisition of complete IT solutions, including hardware, software, and services from Hewlett Packard Enterprise and others. Additionally, the company invests in communications and media solutions. It has a partnership with Striim, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Hewlett Packard Enterprise is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.351% of Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares are held by insiders and 85.644% by institutions.
How many people work for Hewlett Packard Enterprise?
Latest data suggests 60,400 work at Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
When does the fiscal year end for Hewlett Packard Enterprise?
Hewlett Packard Enterprise's fiscal year ends in October.
Where is Hewlett Packard Enterprise based?
Hewlett Packard Enterprise's address is: 11445 Compaq Center West Drive, Houston, TX, United States, 77070
What is Hewlett Packard Enterprise's ISIN number?
Hewlett Packard Enterprise's international securities identification number is: US42824C1099
What is Hewlett Packard Enterprise's CUSIP number?
Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 42824C109

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