Factors Likely to Have Influenced Earnings Results Hewlett Packard Enterprise Stock Forecast, Price & News (NYSE:HPE)

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Earnings results for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Stock Forecast, Price & News (NYSE:HPE)

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company is expected* to report earnings on 08/25/2020 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Jul 2020. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 6 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.24. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.45.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise last announced its earnings data on May 21st, 2020. The technology company reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.07. The firm earned $6.01 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.28 billion. Its quarterly revenue was down 16.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Hewlett Packard Enterprise has generated $1.77 earnings per share over the last year. Hewlett Packard Enterprise has confirmed that its next quarterly earnings report will be published on Tuesday, August 25th, 2020.

Analyst Opinion on Hewlett Packard Enterprise Stock Forecast, Price & News (NYSE:HPE)

20 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Hewlett Packard Enterprise in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $12.78, predicting that the stock has a possible upside of 32.80%. The high price target for HPE is $19.00 and the low price target for HPE is $8.50. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 14 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of “Hold.”

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has received a consensus rating of Hold. The company’s average rating score is 2.10, and is based on 4 buy ratings, 14 hold ratings, and 2 sell ratings. According to analysts’ consensus price target of $12.78, Hewlett Packard Enterprise has a forecasted upside of 32.8% from its current price of $9.62. Hewlett Packard Enterprise has only been the subject of 3 research reports in the past 90 days.

Dividend Strength: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Stock Forecast, Price & News (NYSE:HPE)

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is a leading dividend payer. It pays a dividend yield of 5.14%, putting its dividend yield in the top 25% of dividend-paying stocks. Hewlett Packard Enterprise has only been increasing its dividend for 1 years. The dividend payout ratio of Hewlett Packard Enterprise is 27.12%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Hewlett Packard Enterprise will have a dividend payout ratio of 33.33% next year. This indicates that Hewlett Packard Enterprise will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.

Insiders buying/selling: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Stock Forecast, Price & News (NYSE:HPE)

In the past three months, Hewlett Packard Enterprise insiders have not sold or bought any company stock. Only 0.44% of the stock of Hewlett Packard Enterprise is held by insiders. 80.40% of the stock of Hewlett Packard Enterprise is held by institutions. High institutional ownership can be a signal of strong market trust in this company.

Earnings and Valuation of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Stock Forecast, Price & News (NYSE:HPE

Earnings for Hewlett Packard Enterprise are expected to grow by 15.20% in the coming year, from $1.25 to $1.44 per share. The P/E ratio of Hewlett Packard Enterprise is -192.40, which means that its earnings are negative and its P/E ratio cannot be compared to companies with positive earnings. The P/E ratio of Hewlett Packard Enterprise is -192.40, which means that its earnings are negative and its P/E ratio cannot be compared to companies with positive earnings. Hewlett Packard Enterprise has a PEG Ratio of 1.92. PEG Ratios above 1 indicate that a company could be overvalued. Hewlett Packard Enterprise has a P/B Ratio of 0.73. P/B Ratios below 1 indicate that a company could be undervalued with respect to its assets and liabilities.

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