Published: Thu, October 12, 2017
IT | By Lester Massey

Notable Stock Analysts Ratings Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE)

Notable Stock Analysts Ratings Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE)

West Oak Cap Lc has invested 0% in HP Inc (NYSE:HPQ). Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have given a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 43% are positive. Hewlett Packard Enterprise has a 12-month low of $15.87 and a 12-month high of $24.88.

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. The correct version of this report can be read at Archford Capital Strategies LLC boosted its holdings in Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 6,858.7% during the second quarter. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, May 25 by Stifel Nicolaus. The ex-dividend date was set for Tuesday the 12th of September 2017. The 20-day RSI for HPE is 47.60%, which suggests that the stock is not particularly expensive or cheap, and not predisposed to a reactive price movement based on this measure.

05/25/2017 - Hewlett-Packard Company had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The return on equity (ROE), also known as return on investment (ROI), is the best measure of the return, since it is the product of the operating performance, asset turnover, and debt-equity management of the firm. Analysts‟ target price forecasts are a prediction of a stock‟s future price, generally over the 12 months following the release date (Asquith et al., 2005). The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 1.68% and Monthly Volatility of 2.22%. The rating was initiated by Gabelli with "Buy" on Monday, December 5.

Monitoring the technical signals for Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ), we have recently viewed the Percentage Price Oscillator Histogram line above zero. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.41 earnings per share. Analysts forecast EPS of $0.44, up exactly $0.08 or 22.22 % from 2014's $0.36 EPS. The technology company reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.04.

In other Hewlett Packard Enterprise news, CEO Margaret C. Whitman sold 194,844 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 12th.

The company's P/E ratio is now valued at 80, with a forward P/E of 12.44. The Company's segments include: Enterprise Group, Software, Financial Services and Corporate Investments. It has a 14.81 P/E ratio. The Enterprise Group segment provides its customers with the technology infrastructure they need to optimize traditional information technology (IT).

The stock is trading at $14.80 a tad above the 50 day moving average which is $14.03 and just above the 200 day moving average of $13.82. Equities research analysts predict that Hewlett Packard Enterprise will post $1.40 earnings per share for the current year. It has outperformed by 49.38% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q2 2017. This represents a $0.26 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.74%. It is negative, as 90 investors sold VZ shares while 700 reduced holdings. 3 funds opened positions while 9 raised stakes. Tocqueville Asset LP holds 897,927 shares or 0.48% of its portfolio. North Star Investment Management Corp. now owns 10,179 shares worth $150,000. (NYSE:VZ) for 491,376 shares. 1,250,384 shares of the company were exchanged. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams Inc, a Alabama-based fund reported 10,845 shares.#img1#. Moreover, Altfest L J & Co Inc has 0.18% invested in the company for 17,319 shares.

Analysts See Exelixis, Inc.

A number of other research firms have also weighed in on HPE.

Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) is another stock that is grabbing investors attention these days. Zacks downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Monday, September 7 report.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Hewlett-Packard's analysts are positive.

08/23/2017 - Hewlett-Packard Company had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Wells Fargo & Co reissued a "market perform" rating on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a report on Tuesday, January 24th. (NYSE:VZ) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, July 27 by Hilliard Lyons.

Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $3.12 million activity.

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