$0.50 EPS Expected for HP Inc. (HPQ)

August 12, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.7 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.93, from 1.63 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 5 investors sold HP Inc. shares while 5 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 5 raised stakes. 1.93 million shares or 11.87% more from 1.73 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Gulf Fincl Bank (Uk) Limited reported 0.15% in HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ). Parametric Assocs Limited Com owns 475,000 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. West Oak Limited Liability invested in 4,196 shares or 0% of the stock. Gemmer Asset Mngmt Ltd has 0.01% invested in HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) for 1,786 shares. Balasa Dinverno And Foltz Ltd Liability Com owns 58,657 shares. Newman Dignan And Sheerar reported 0.11% stake. Prudential Public Limited Liability reported 24,900 shares. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh stated it has 294,222 shares. Vantage Investment Advsr Lc stated it has 0% in HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ). Eqis reported 135,448 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. Focused Wealth Inc has invested 0% in HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ). Wagner Bowman Mgmt invested in 16,703 shares or 0.1% of the stock. 800 were reported by Rech & Mngmt. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh And Williams has 10,845 shares. Alphamark Advsrs Limited Liability Company owns 0% invested in HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) for 253 shares.

Since March 9, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $15.87 million activity. Shares for $2.81 million were sold by KEOGH TRACY S. 302,895 shares valued at $7.42 million were sold by LORES ENRIQUE on Friday, March 9.

Analysts expect HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) to report $0.50 EPS on August, 23 after the close.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 16.28 % from last quarter’s $0.43 EPS. HPQ’s profit would be $805.25M giving it 12.00 P/E if the $0.50 EPS is correct. After having $0.48 EPS previously, HP Inc.’s analysts see 4.17 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.37% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $23.99. About 5.34 million shares traded. HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) has risen 19.27% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.70% the S&P500.

HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering HP (NYSE:HPQ), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. HP had 10 analyst reports since February 23, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, February 23. On Friday, February 23 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Hold”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, February 23 by Maxim Group. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $28 target in Wednesday, May 30 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) on Friday, February 23 with “Market Perform” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, February 26 by JP Morgan. RBC Capital Markets maintained HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) on Thursday, February 22 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, February 26 the stock rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan to “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by Maxim Group on Wednesday, May 30 to “Buy”. The stock of HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Friday, February 23.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses, and large enterprises, including clients in the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. The company has market cap of $38.64 billion. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing divisions. It has a 9.22 P/E ratio. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers , consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets.

More important recent HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “HP Advances Printing Strategy with Apogee Transaction” on August 01, 2018, also Globenewswire.com published article titled: “HP Launches Industry’s First Print Security Bug Bounty Program”, Fool.com published: “3 Fresh Catalysts for HP Inc.” on August 07, 2018. More interesting news about HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) was released by: Fool.com and their article: “3 Top Dividend Stocks With Yields Over 2%” with publication date: August 10, 2018.

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