HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) went down by -1.03% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $41.47. The company’s stock price has collected -5.47% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 08/31/22 that Bed Bath & Beyond, Chewy, HP Inc., ChargePoint, and More Stock Market Movers
Is It Worth Investing in HP Inc. (NYSE :HPQ) Right Now?
HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 4.70 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for HPQ is at 0.98.
HPQ currently public float of 1.00B and currently shorts hold a 4.81% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of HPQ was 9.39M shares.
HPQ’s Market Performance
HPQ stocks went down by -5.47% for the week, with a monthly drop of -23.50% and a quarterly performance of -19.67%, while its annual performance rate touched -2.64%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.88% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.03% for HP Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -9.34% for HPQ stocks with a simple moving average of -23.96% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of HPQ
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for HPQ stocks, with Loop Capital repeating the rating for HPQ by listing it as a “Hold.” The predicted price for HPQ in the upcoming period, according to Loop Capital is $29 based on the research report published on September 01st of the current year 2022.
Wells Fargo, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see HPQ reach a price target of $30, previously predicting the price at $35. The rating they have provided for HPQ stocks is “Underweight” according to the report published on August 19th, 2022.
Credit Suisse gave a rating of “Outperform” to HPQ, setting the target price at $39 in the report published on August 17th of the current year.
HPQ Trading at -14.90% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought HPQ to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -35.01% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.03%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.88%, as shares sank -21.27% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -16.07% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, HPQ fell by -5.47%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -26.08% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $29.36. In addition, HP Inc. saw -28.46% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at HPQ starting from MYERS MARIE, who sale 4,500 shares at the price of $33.05 back on Aug 01. After this action, MYERS MARIE now owns 13,500 shares of HP Inc., valued at $148,725 using the latest closing price.
LORES ENRIQUE, the President and CEO of HP Inc., sale 34,000 shares at $32.67 during a trade that took place back on Jul 01, which means that LORES ENRIQUE is holding 551,204 shares at $1,110,780 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for HPQ
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +9.10 for the present operating margin
- +21.11 for the gross margin
The net margin for HP Inc. stands at +10.21. Equity return is now at value -307.70, with 16.10 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.76.