HP Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

HPQ -- USA Stock  

USD 19.08  0.33  1.76%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding HP is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides HP buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding HP positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of HP available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from HP buy-and-hold prospective. Please also check HP Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

Time Horizon

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Execute Advice
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Strong Hold

Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon HP has a risk adjusted performance of (0.07), jensen alpha of (0.16), total risk alpha of (0.16), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.10)
Our buy, hold, or sell suggestion tool can be used to cross verify current analyst consensus on HP and to analyze the organization potential to grow in the current economic cycle. To make sure HP is not overpriced, please check out all HP fundamentals including its Shares Owned by Insiders, Cash and Equivalents, Number of Employees, as well as the relationship between Price to Sales and Book Value Per Share . Given that HP has Price to Earning of 7.00X, we strongly advise you confirm HP market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

HP Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

HP generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
The company has 5.06B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 0.88 which is OK given its current industry classification. HP has Current Ratio of 0.78 suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
Over 84.0% of HP shares are owned by institutional investors
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HP current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price20.00
Target Mean Price20.46
Recommendation Mean2.70
Target High Price26.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions16
Target Low Price17.00

HP Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.12Value At Risk3.37
Potential Upside2.30Standard Deviation1.55
 Return Density 
      Distribution 

HP Greeks

α
Alpha over DOW
=0.16
β
Beta against DOW=1.34
σ
Overall volatility
=1.63
Ir
Information ratio =0.1

HP Volatility Alert

HP exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -1.3 and kurtosis of 3.73. However, we advise investors to further study HP technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
    
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HP Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsHPPeer Average
Return On Equity14.86% (0.31)%
Return On Asset8.09% (0.14)%
Profit Margin7.18% (1.27)%
Operating Margin8.51% (5.51)%
Current Valuation28.31B16.62B
Shares Outstanding1.48B571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.23% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions83.88% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted17.39M4.71M
Price to Earning7.00X28.72X
Price to Book0.69X9.51X
Price to Sales0.46X11.42X
Revenue58.72B9.43B
Gross Profit10.67B27.38B
EBITDA4.99B3.9B
Net Income4.22B570.98M
Cash and Equivalents4.92B2.7B
Cash per Share3.32X5.01X
Total Debt5.06B5.32B
Debt to Equity0.88% 48.70%
Current Ratio0.80X2.16X
Book Value Per Share(0.76)X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations4.21B971.22M
Short Ratio2.10X4.00X
Earnings Per Share2.71X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.71X4.89X
Number of Employees55K18.84K
Beta1.22-0.15
Market Capitalization26.95B19.03B
Total Asset29.01B29.47B
Retained Earnings13.63B9.33B
Working Capital(340M)1.48B
Current Asset18.47B9.34B
   Acquisition by Babbio Lawrence T Jr of 5976 shares of HP subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
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