Price Target Analysis: HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ)


HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) will report its next earnings on Feb 22 – Feb 27 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $0.36/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.36/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 0%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for HP Inc. and for the current quarter 19 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.38/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.34/share and a High Estimate of $0.41/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 16 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for HP Inc. as 11.59 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for HP Inc. is 11.11 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 12.08 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 12.25 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for HPQ to be 5.6%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -4.9%. For the next 5 years, HP Inc. is expecting Growth of 4.11% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -16.51% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on HP Inc., where 6 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 4 analysts have given a Buy signal, 13 said it’s a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 21 Analysts reported that the Price Target for HP Inc. might touch $30 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $16.27 and $13 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. HP Inc. got Downgrade on 23-Nov-16 where investment firm Jefferies Downgrade the stock from Buy to Hold.

HP Inc. closed its last trading session at $15.08 with the gain of 0.46%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 25.92 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $16.19 and 52-week low of $8.91. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -1.16% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 0.79% and 14.59% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Nov 22, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.8 and Average Volume (3 months) is 12.14 million. HP Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 9.9 and Forward P/E ratio of 9.24.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 9.3%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -57%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 83.3%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, HP Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -5.31%, where Monthly Performance is 7.52%, Quarterly performance is 6.29%, 6 Months performance is 14.78% and yearly performance percentage is 25.66%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 31.75%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 2.84% and Monthly Volatility of 2.57%.