HP Inc. [NYSE: HPQ] slipped around -0.06 points on Tuesday, while shares priced at $30.10 at the close of the session, down -0.20%. The company report on March 2, 2021 that HP Inc. to Participate at Morgan Stanley’s Investor Conference.
HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) will attend the Morgan Stanley TMT Investor Conference-Virtual on March 3, 2021. Mr. Enrique Lores, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a fireside chat at 8:45 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. PT (11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. ET). A live webcast and replay will be available on the HP website under “Events” section at https://investor.hp.com.
About HP Inc. HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our product and service portfolio of personal systems, printers and 3D printing solutions, we engineer experiences that amaze. More information about HP Inc. is available at hp.com.
HP Inc. stock is now 22.41% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. HPQ Stock saw the intraday high of $30.56 and lowest of $29.85 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 30.68, which means current price is +26.21% above from all time high which was touched on 03/08/21.
Compared to the average trading volume of 9.19M shares, HPQ reached a trading volume of 10296155 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about HP Inc. [HPQ]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for HPQ shares is $30.33 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on HPQ stock is a recommendation set at 2.60. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
JP Morgan have made an estimate for HP Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on February 26, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Cowen raised their target price from $23 to $27. The new note on the price target was released on February 26, 2021, representing the official price target for HP Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $22, while Barclays analysts kept a Underweight rating on HPQ stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for HP Inc. is set at 1.05, with the Price to Sales ratio for HPQ stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.61. Price to Free Cash Flow for HPQ in the course of the last twelve months was 25.75 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.60.
How has HPQ stock performed recently?
HP Inc. [HPQ] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 0.20. With this latest performance, HPQ shares gained by 15.11% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 56.53% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 58.76% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for HPQ stock in for the last two-week period is set at 67.07, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 66.71, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 67.08 for HP Inc. [HPQ]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 26.33, while it was recorded at 29.58 for the last single week of trading, and 20.78 for the last 200 days.
HP Inc. [HPQ]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and HP Inc. [HPQ] shares currently have an operating margin of +6.82 and a Gross Margin at +18.12. HP Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +5.03.
Return on Total Capital for HPQ is now 84.61, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 72.87. Additionally, HPQ Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 143.11, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 21.33.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, HP Inc. [HPQ] managed to generate an average of $53,660 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.50 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.66.HP Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.60 and a Current Ratio set at 0.80.
Earnings analysis for HP Inc. [HPQ]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, HP Inc. posted 0.51/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.44/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 15.90%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for HPQ. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for HP Inc. go to 15.07%.
Insider trade positions for HP Inc. [HPQ]
There are presently around $30,261 million, or 83.40% of HPQ stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of HPQ stocks are: DODGE & COX with ownership of 149,699,491, which is approximately -10.533% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 119,024,801 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $3.58 billion in HPQ stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $3.42 billion in HPQ stock with ownership of nearly -0.115% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in HP Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 438 institutional holders increased their position in HP Inc. [NYSE:HPQ] by around 45,945,130 shares. Additionally, 410 investors decreased positions by around 93,542,959 shares, while 145 investors held positions by with 865,847,175 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,005,335,264 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. HPQ stock had 155 new institutional investments in for a total of 11,077,574 shares, while 71 institutional investors sold positions of 22,222,403 shares during the same period.