Hewlett Stock Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation


USD 16.30  0.12  0.74%   

Considering the 90-day investment horizon and your way above-average risk tolerance, our recommendation regarding Hewlett Packard Enterprise is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides Hewlett Packard buy-hold-or-sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding HPE positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Hewlett Packard's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site.
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For the selected time horizon Hewlett Packard Enterprise has a Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.239, Jensen Alpha of 0.2447, Total Risk Alpha of 0.2292, Sortino Ratio of 0.1522 and Treynor Ratio of 0.2707
Our advice tool can cross-verify current analyst consensus on Hewlett Packard and to analyze the company potential to grow in the current economic cycle. To make sure Hewlett Packard Enterprise is not overpriced, please check out all Hewlett Packard fundamentals, including its gross profit, book value per share, total asset, as well as the relationship between the cash per share and price to earnings to growth . Given that Hewlett Packard Ente has a price to earning of 5.52 X, we strongly advise you to confirm Hewlett Packard Ente market performance and probability of bankruptcy to ensure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Hewlett Packard Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

The company has 7.85 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 0.68, which is OK given its current industry classification. Hewlett Packard Ente has a current ratio of 0.9, suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due. Debt can assist Hewlett Packard until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Hewlett Packard's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Hewlett Packard Ente sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Hewlett to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Hewlett Packard's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.
Over 85.0% of Hewlett Packard shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from news.google.com: Loop Capital Adjusts Hewlett Packard Enterprise Price Target to 17 From 14, Maintains Hold Rating - Marketscreener.com

Hewlett Packard Returns Distribution Density

The distribution of Hewlett Packard's historical returns is an attempt to chart the uncertainty of Hewlett Packard's future price movements. The chart of the probability distribution of Hewlett Packard stock daily returns describes the distribution of returns around its average expected value. We use Hewlett Packard Enterprise price's Value At Risk and its Upside Potential as a relative measure of the distribution. The graph of the distribution of Hewlett Packard returns is essential to provide solid investment advice for Hewlett Packard.
Mean Return0.34Value At Risk-2.51
Potential Upside3.89Standard Deviation2.16
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Investment risk management requires an estimate of the probability of extreme price changes. Therefore, the correct representation of the distribution of Hewlett Packard historical returns presented in an easy-to-digest graphical form helps investors and money managers understand the risk-reward trade-off of different investement strategies.

Hewlett Packard Cash Flow Accounts

201720182019202020212022 (projected)
Capital Expenditure(1.86 B)(2.26 B)(1.68 B)(2.15 B)(2.47 B)(2.67 B)
Depreciation Amortization and Accretion2.58 B2.54 B2.62 B2.6 B2.34 B2.68 B
Net Cash Flow or Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents(4.51 B)(1.01 B)545 M(289 M)(260.1 M)(266.94 M)
Net Cash Flow Business Acquisitions and Disposals(194 M)(1.53 B)(866 M)(505 M)(454.5 M)(490.38 M)
Issuance Purchase of Equity Shares(3.45 B)(2.2 B)(391 M)(242 M)(278.3 M)(300.27 M)
Issuance Repayment of Debt Securities(1.68 B)1.26 B1.9 B(2.48 B)(2.23 B)(2.29 B)
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions(570 M)(608 M)(618 M)(625 M)(562.5 M)(606.91 M)
Net Cash Flow from Financing(5.59 B)(1.55 B)883 M(3.36 B)(3.03 B)(3.11 B)
Net Cash Flow from Investing(2.07 B)(3.46 B)(2.58 B)(2.8 B)(2.52 B)(2.72 B)
Net Cash Flow Investment Acquisitions and Disposals65 M(13 M)(53 M)(45 M)(40.5 M)(41.57 M)
Net Cash Flow from Operations2.96 B4 B2.24 B5.87 B6.75 B6.3 B
Share Based Compensation286 M268 M274 M382 M343.8 M342.93 M

Hewlett Packard Greeks

Most traded equities are subject to two types of risk - systematic (i.e., market) and unsystematic (i.e., nonmarket or company-specific) risk. Unsystematic risk is the risk that events specific to Hewlett Packard or Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals sector will adversely affect the stock's price. This type of risk can be diversified away by owning several different stocks in different industries whose stock prices have shown a small correlation to each other. On the other hand, systematic risk is the risk that Hewlett Packard's price will be affected by overall stock market movements and cannot be diversified away. So, no matter how many positions you have, you cannot eliminate market risk. However, you can measure a Hewlett stock's historical response to market movements and buy it if you are comfortable with its volatility direction. Beta and standard deviation are two commonly used measures to help you make the right decision.
Alpha over NYSE Composite
Beta against NYSE Composite1.22
Overall volatility
Information ratio 0.12

Hewlett Packard Volatility Alert

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has relatively low volatility with skewness of 1.01 and kurtosis of 2.45. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Hewlett Packard Enterprise to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Hewlett Packard's stock risk against market volatility during both bullish and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Hewlett Packard's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Hewlett Packard Fundamentals Vs Peers

Comparing Hewlett Packard's fundamentals to the average values of its peers is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It helps to analyze Hewlett Packard's direct or indirect competition across all of the common fundamentals between Hewlett Packard and the related equities. This way, we can detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics as Hewlett Packard or determine the stocks which would be an excellent addition to an existing portfolio. Peer analysis of Hewlett Packard's fundamental indicators could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Hewlett Packard by comparing valuation metrics with those of similar companies.
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FundamentalsHewlett PackardPeer Average
Return On Equity4.36 %(0.31) %
Return On Asset0.0262 %(0.14) %
Profit Margin0.0305 %(1.27) %
Operating Margin0.08 %(5.51) %
Current Valuation29.68 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding1.28 B571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.36 %10.09 %
Shares Owned by Institutions84.86 %39.21 %
Number of Shares Shorted23.52 M4.71 M
Price to Earning5.52 X28.72 X
Price to Book1.05 X9.51 X
Price to Sales0.73 X11.42 X
Revenue28.5 B9.43 B
Gross Profit9.62 B27.38 B
EBITDA3.17 B3.9 B
Net Income868 M570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents4.16 B2.7 B
Cash per Share2.16 X5.01 X
Total Debt7.85 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity0.68 %48.70 %
Current Ratio0.92 X2.16 X
Book Value Per Share15.51 X1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations4.59 B971.22 M
Short Ratio1.64 X4.00 X
Earnings Per Share0.65 X3.12 X
Price to Earnings To Growth0.87 X4.89 X
Target Price16.76
Market Capitalization20.84 B19.03 B
Total Asset57.12 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings(7.41 B)9.33 B
Working Capital6.39 B1.48 B
Current Asset28.92 B9.34 B
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Hewlett Packard Market Momentum

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 2019 2020 2021 2022 (projected)
Receivables7.18 B7.91 B9.1 B10.41 B
Inventories2.67 B4.51 B4.06 B4.38 B

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Is Hewlett Packard's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Hewlett Packard. If investors know Hewlett will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Hewlett Packard listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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The market value of Hewlett Packard Ente is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Hewlett that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Hewlett Packard's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Hewlett Packard's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Hewlett Packard's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Hewlett Packard's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Hewlett Packard's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Hewlett Packard value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Hewlett Packard's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.