Hewlett Packard Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

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USD 16.15  0.14  0.86%   

The current analyst and expert consensus on Hewlett Packard is Buy, with 1 strong sell and 7 strong buy opinions. The current projected Hewlett Packard target price consensus is 18.36 with 11 analyst opinions. The most common way Hewlett Packard Ente analysts use to provide recommendation to the public is financial statements analysis. Many experts also interview Hewlett Packard executives and customers to further validate their buy or sell advice. Hewlett Packard buy-or-sell recommendation module provides average expert sentiment on the projected Hewlett Packard Ente target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on projected price volatility of 2.335. Please check Macroaxis Advice on Hewlett Packard to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.
  
The current year Gross Profit is expected to grow to about 9.4 B. The current year Profit Margin is expected to grow to 11.98. Hewlett Packard Receivables is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Receivables was at 9.1 Billion. The current year Total Assets is expected to grow to about 71.9 B, whereas Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income is forecasted to decline to (2.8 B).

Hewlett Packard Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Hewlett target price is determined by taking all analyst projections and averaging them out. There is no one specific way to measure analysts performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Hewlett target price projections below should be used in combination with other traditional price prediction techniques such as stock price forecasting, investor sentiment analysis, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Number of Opinions11
Lowered Outlook0
Raized Outlook0
Buy
Most Hewlett analysts issue ratings four times a year, at intervals of three months. Ratings are usually accompanied by a target price to helps potential investors understand Hewlett stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of Hewlett Packard Ente, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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Hewlett Packard Target Price Projection

Hewlett Packard's current and average target prices are 16.15 and 18.36, respectively. The current price of Hewlett Packard is the price at which Hewlett Packard Enterprise is currently trading. On the other hand, Hewlett Packard's target price is what analysts think the stock is worth or could sell for in the future. The more significant the discrepancy between the two prices, the more it stimulates investors to act.

Current Price

Hewlett Packard Market Quote on 9th of December 2022

Low Price16.14Odds
High Price16.39Odds

16.15

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On Hewlett Packard Target Price

Low Estimate13.0Odds
High Estimate21.0Odds
Number of Analysts11
Standard Deviation2.335

18.363

Note that most analysts generally publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with recommendations for the company's stock.Although price targets are often quoted in the financial news media, there could be a delay between the publication of the latest analyst outlook on Hewlett Packard Enterprise and the information provided on this page.

Hewlett Packard Analyst Ratings

Hewlett Packard's analyst stock recommendations are determined by taking an average estimate of all analysts we track and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell, or Sell. Ratings generally communicate what analysts sense about Hewlett Packard stock, and they use a lot of effort and time to analyze it and arrive at a rating. That suggests that analyst recommendations are the outcome of an objective and thorough examination of Hewlett Packard's financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. Hewlett Packard's historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Analyst Consensus Breakdown

Average Consensus Estimates

About Hewlett Packard Target Price Projections

Hewlett Packard's target price is an analyst's projection of its future price. Price targets can be assigned to all types of securities, from complex investment products to stocks such as Hewlett Packard Ente and even bonds. If the target price is unavailable, it is most likely because there were not enough analyst opinions to come up with a consensus estimate. When setting a price target estimate, an analyst is trying to determine what the Stock is worth and where the price will be in a year from now. Generally, the target price of Hewlett depends on its intrinsic valuation, beta (i.e., risk over market), and overall volatility. Most analysts publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with their buy, hold, or sell recommendations. Stock price targets are often quoted in the financial news media. Macroaxis uses multiple feeds to provide overall target price projection for Hewlett Packard Enterprise including analysis of its current option contracts.
Hewlett Packard's latest option contracts expiring on 2022-12-16 are carrying combined implied volatility of 46.18 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 0.33 over 44 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying way more calls than puts on contracts expiring on 2022-12-16. The current put volume is at 290, with calls trading at the volume of 98. This yields a 2.96 put-to-call volume ratio. The Hewlett Packard option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current Hewlett Packard Enterprise option contracts. It shows all of Hewlett Packard's listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2022-12-16 Option Contracts

Hewlett Packard option prices can potentially be used to forecast stock returns because most option chains provide information not only about the current prices but also about the future conditions in Hewlett Packard's lending market. For example, when Hewlett Packard's puts are not actively trading or completely missing in the marketplace, investors can use it to internalize expected shorting costs. So if an investor is writing a put option on Hewlett Packard, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting Hewlett Packard stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows Hewlett Packard's distribution of open interest by maturity on contracts that have not yet been settled. The area between the two highest points is the projection of the price at expiration. Hewlett Packard's open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for Hewlett Packard's option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.

Hewlett Packard Maximum Pain Price across 2022-12-16 Option Contracts

Max pain usually refers to a trading concept that asserts that market manipulation can cause the market price of particular securities such as Hewlett Packard close to expiration to expire worthless. According to most research, approximately 10% to 15% of all stock options are exercised, while about 35% expire worthlessly, with roughly 50% traded out before the expiration date. So, Max pain occurs when market makers reach a net positive position across all options at a strike price where option holders stand to lose the most money. By contrast, option sellers may reap the most after selling more options than buying, causing them to expire worthless.
Hewlett Packard's stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of Hewlett Packard Ente common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell Hewlett stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If Hewlett Packard's stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
Please check Macroaxis Advice on Hewlett Packard to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

Hewlett Packard Ente In The Money Call Balance

When Hewlett Packard's strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against Hewlett Packard Enterprise stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying Hewlett Packard's options that are 'In the Money' or 'Out of the Money', the choice depends on your outlook for the underlying security, financial situation, and what you are trying to achieve.
While 'out-of-the-money' option contracts written on Hewlett Packard Enterprise are typically viewed as the more aggressive, there are potential upsides to purchasing these types of options contracts. For one, the cost to buy an 'Out of the Money' option is lower than the cost to buy an 'In the Money' option. This cost-benefit is due to the fact that at the time of the purchase, 'Out of the Money' contracts have no intrinsic value. So, while the potential for a 100% loss is more significant, the cost and risk to enter the trade are lower.

Hewlett Current Options Market Mood

Hewlett Packard's open interest and total value indicators provide investors with the necessary information to digest the overall options buildup for its expiring contracts. In addition, it helps Hewlett Stock's traders understand whether a recent fall or rise in the market is unreasonable and if the time has come to take contrarian positions. These ratios are calculated based on options trading volumes and current open interest.

Put-to-Call Open Interest

Put-to-Call Volume

Most options investors, including buyers and sellers of Hewlett Packard's calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. Hewlett Packard's option open interest and volume spread between outstanding puts and calls are regarded by many investors as reliable indicators of the overall future market direction. Using current Hewlett Packard's option volume and open interest to make an investment decision is considered a contrarian-sentiment measure that can be utilized in many timing strategies in both derivative and spot marketplace.

Additional Hewlett Packard Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Hewlett Packard is a key component of Hewlett Packard valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Hewlett Packard.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Hewlett Packard's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Hewlett Packard in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
14.2016.3718.54
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
16.0818.2520.42
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
14.0216.1918.36
Details
Earnings
Estimates (3)
LowProjected EPSHigh
1.031.231.35
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Hewlett Packard. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Hewlett Packard's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Hewlett Packard's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Hewlett Packard Ente.

Additional Hewlett Packard Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Hewlett Packard is a key component of Hewlett Packard valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Hewlett Packard.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Hewlett Packard's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Hewlett Packard in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
14.2016.3718.54
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
16.0818.2520.42
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
14.0216.1918.36
Details
Earnings
Estimates (3)
LowProjected EPSHigh
1.031.231.35
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Hewlett Packard. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Hewlett Packard's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Hewlett Packard's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Hewlett Packard Ente.

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The data published in Hewlett Packard's official financial statements usually reflect Hewlett Packard's business processes, product offerings, services, and other fundamental events. But there are other numbers, ratios, or fundamental indicators derived from these statements that are easier to understand and visualize within the underlying realities that drive quantitative information of Hewlett Packard Ente. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by Hewlett accountants, it's critical to develop an understanding of what Hewlett Packard's liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality are in the context of the Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals space in which it operates.
Please note, the presentation of Hewlett Packard's financial position, as portrayed in its financial statements, is often influenced by management's estimates, judgments, and sometimes even manipulations. In the best case, Hewlett Packard's management is honest, while the outside auditors are strict and uncompromising. Whatever the case, the imprecision that can be found in Hewlett Packard's accounting process means that the reasonable investor should take a skeptical approach toward the financial statement analysis of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Please utilize our Beneish M Score to check the likelihood of Hewlett Packard's management to manipulate its earnings.