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HP is a computer hardware business based in the US. HP stocks (HPQ.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $36.15 – an increase of 0.95% over the previous week. HP employs 51,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $65.5 billion.
|Latest market close||$33.87|
|52-week range||$25.59 - $41.21|
|50-day moving average||$37.19|
|200-day moving average||$34.73|
|Wall St. target price||$36.22|
|Dividend yield||$0.888 (5.96%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$5.60|
Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
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|1 week (2022-06-17)||0.95%|
|1 month (2022-05-24)||-2.59%|
|3 months (2022-03-20)||N/A|
|6 months (2021-12-20)||N/A|
|1 year (2021-06-24)||14.93%|
|2 years (2020-06-24)||109.07%|
|3 years (2019-06-24)||63.94%|
|5 years (2017-06-23)||90.28%|
Valuing HP stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of HP's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
HP's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 6x. In other words, HP shares trade at around 6x 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.
HP's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.3695. 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 HP's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
HP's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $6.6 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a HP's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$65.5 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||8.83%|
|Gross profit TTM||$13.4 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||9.71%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||$34.7 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
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 HP.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 13.92
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and HP's overall score of 13.92 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like HP 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.).
Environmental score: 0.82/100
HP's environmental score of 0.82 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that HP is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 6.15/100
HP's social score of 6.15 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that HP is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 4.59/100
HP's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that HP is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. HP scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that HP has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Dividend payout ratio: 22.91% of net profits
Recently HP has paid out, on average, around 22.91% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.96% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), HP shareholders could enjoy a 5.96% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In HP's case, that would currently equate to about $0.888 per share.
While HP's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that HP is investing more in its future growth.
HP's most recent dividend payout was on 6 July 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 7 June 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
HP's shares were split on a 2202:1000 basis on 2 November 2015. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2202 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your HP shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 54.6% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for HP shares which in turn could have impacted HP's share price.
Over the last 12 months, HP's shares have ranged in value from as little as $25.5885 up to $41.2077. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while HP's is 0.9283. This would suggest that HP's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
HP Inc. provides personal computing and other access devices, imaging and printing products, and related technologies, solutions, and services in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Personal Systems, Printing, and Corporate Investments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial and consumer desktop and notebook personal computers, workstations, thin clients, commercial mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and peripherals, software, support, and services. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, solutions, and services. The Corporate Investments segment is involved in the HP Labs and business incubation, and investment projects. It serves individual consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses, and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health, and education sectors.
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