How to buy Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company shares

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) is a leading communication equipment business based in the US. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company is listed on the NYSE and employs 59,400 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: HPE in this case.
  5. Research Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company shares. It's that simple.
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company share price

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-23.
52-week range$7.1874 - $14.5262
50-day moving average $12.0191
200-day moving average $10.2454
Wall St. target price$12.83
PE ratio 11199.999
Dividend yield $0.48 (3.95%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.001
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Fineco
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0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
From £5
£0 - £24 per quarter
IG is good for experienced traders, and offers learning resources for beginners, all with wide access to shares, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
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Interactive Investor
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From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
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Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
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Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company stock?

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Is Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company under- or over-valued?

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

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's P/E ratio

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11200x. In other words, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company shares trade at around 11200x recent earnings.

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

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's PEG ratio

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.7053. 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 Company'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 Company's EBITDA

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $4.3 billion.

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

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company financials

Revenue TTM $27 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.15%
Gross profit TTM $8.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.96%
Return on equity TTM -1.94%
Profit margin -1.19%
Book value $12.47
Market capitalisation $15.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "HPE.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 24.5 million Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's "short interest". This figure is 9.9% down from 27.2 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company shares can be evaluated.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company shares traded daily (recently around 10.5 million). Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's SIR currently stands at 2.34. In other words for every 100,000 Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2340 shares are currently held short.

However Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0219% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company shares, roughly 22 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company.

Find out more about how you can short Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company stock.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company'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 Company.

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 Company'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 Company's overall score of 23.34 (as at 01/01/2019) 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 Company 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 Company's environmental score

Environmental score: 4.19/100

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company'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 Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's social score

Social score: 16.43/100

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company'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 Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's governance score

Governance score: 13.72/100

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company 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 Company's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

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

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company 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 Company share dividends

36%

Dividend payout ratio: 35.56% of net profits

Recently Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company has paid out, on average, around 35.56% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.95% 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 Company shareholders could enjoy a 3.95% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's case, that would currently equate to about $0.48 per share.

While Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's most recent dividend payout was on 6 January 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 8 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's shares ever split?

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's shares were split on a 1289:1000 basis on 1 September 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 Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 22.4% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company shares which in turn could have impacted Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's share price.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.1874 up to $14.5262. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HPE.US volatility(beta: 1.39)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 Company's is 1.3887. This would suggest that Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company overview

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company provides solutions that allow customers to capture, analyze, and act upon data seamlessly. The company offers general purpose servers for multi-workload computing and workload-optimized servers; HPE ProLiant rack and tower servers; HPE BladeSystem, HPE Synergy, and HPE ProLiant; storage solutions; 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, HPE Moonshot, and HPE Edgeline products. Additionally, the company provides mobility and Internet of Things solutions under the Aruba brand, which include wired and wireless local area network products, such as Wi-Fi access points, switches, routers, and sensors; software products, such as cloud-based management, network management, network access control, analytics and assurance, and location services; and professional and support services, as well as as-a-service and consumption models for the intelligent edge portfolio of products. In addition, it offers various investment solutions, which comprise 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. Further, the company invests in communications and media solutions, Hewlett Packard labs, and various business incubation projects. It serves commercial and large enterprise groups, including business and public sector enterprises; and through various partners comprising resellers, distribution partners, original equipment manufacturers, independent software vendors, systems integrators, and advisory firms. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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