Why Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) Is In News?


Thomson Reuters, a distinguished brokerage company, has placed a 52-week price target of $15.57 on Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) shares after it surveyed top market analysts. Calculating estimated earnings after taking into consideration different elements, it is predicted to come at $1.61 for the next fiscal and $N/A for underway quarter.

Valuation Estimates

Analysts take into account the price to earnings ratio to estimate the firm’s valuation. This ratio, which is also called as the P/E ratio evaluates the company on relative expense factor. The formula to calculate ratio is stock’s latest price/ per share earnings. The P/E ratio of Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) stands at 7.62.

Analysts also work out Price/Earnings Growth ratio in an attempt to estimate the valuation of a firm. This ratio commonly known as the PEG ratio implies the stock’s valuation compared to earnings growth potential. Investors look to invest in the stocks with a lower PEG ratio. For HP Inc. Common Stock, the PEG ratio for coming 3-5 years is 4.40.

Technical Analysis

The technical analysis highlights that HP Inc. Common Stock current is trading $0.09 points away or +0.64% from its 50-day moving average of $14.22. Further it is trading $1.64 or +12.99% away its 200-day moving average of $12.67.

The 52-week high of Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) was $14.82 while lowest point recorded in 52-week was $8.91. It implies if stock price makes a movement of over $-0.51, it will record a new 52-week high. In the case of +60.61% drop, it will touch a new 52-week low.

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