HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) has a beta value of 0.97 and has seen 2,827,199 shares traded in the recent trading session. The company, currently valued at $25.97 Billion, closed the recent trade at $18.18 per share which meant it gained $0.29 on the day or 1.62% during that session. The HPQ stock price is -31.63% off its 52-week high price of $23.93 and 31.02% above the 52-week low of $12.54. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 11.65 Million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 14.77 Million shares.
HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) trade information
Sporting 1.62% in the green today, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Wednesday, Aug 05 when the HPQ stock price touched $18.22- or saw a rise of 0.05%. Year-to-date, HP Inc. shares have moved -11.39%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change 6.62%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) have changed 6.68%. Short interest in the company has seen 20.29 Million shares shorted with days to cover at 1.37.
Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $17.93, which means that the shares’ value could jump -1.38% from current levels. The projected low price target is $12 while the price target rests at a high of $23. In that case, then, we find that the current price level is +26.51% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose -33.99% from current levels.
HP Inc. (HPQ) estimates and forecasts
Figures show that HP Inc. shares have underperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have lost -16.98% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of -6.25%, compared to 7.3% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however, lowered its growth outlook for the 2020 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are -25.9% and -16.7% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be -7.7%.
13 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $13.23 Billion for the current quarter. 13 have an estimated revenue figure of $13.89 Billion for the next quarter concluding in October 01, 2020. Year-ago sales stood $14.6 Billion and $15.41 Billion respectively for this quarter and the next, and analysts expect sales will grow by -9.4% for the current quarter and -9.9% for the next.
If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was +5.7% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2020 is a modest +15.1% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 7.61%.
HP Inc. is expected to release its next earnings report between August 20 and August 24 this year, and investors are excited at the prospect of better dividends despite the company’s debt issue. The forward dividend is 0.7 at a share yield of 3.94%. The company’s dividend yield has gone up over the past 12 months, with a 5 Year Average Dividend Yield of 3.28%.
HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ)’s Major holders
Insiders own 0.19% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 83.23% with a share float percentage of 83.39%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with HP Inc. having a total of 1259 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Dodge & Cox Inc with over 154.33 Million shares worth more than $2.68 Billion. As of March 30, 2020, Dodge & Cox Inc held 10.79% of shares outstanding.
The other major institutional holder is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), with the holding of over 132.07 Million shares as of March 30, 2020. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $2.29 Billion and represent 9.24% of shares outstanding.
Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are Dodge & Cox Stock Fund and Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund. As of March 30, 2020, the former fund manager holds about 6.55% shares in the company for having 93703537 shares of worth $1.63 Billion while later fund manager owns 43.46 Million shares of worth $754.52 Million as of March 30, 2020, which makes it owner of about 3.04% of company’s outstanding stock.