Share Price Update After Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) Reports

HPE investors were likely spooked this aftermarket by Barrons's report: "Dell Is Tech's Cheapest Stock. It Looks Like a Buy. ..." For more coverage, read the full article here. On the back of this news, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company sank -2.24% to a price of $14.38. Are the markets overreacting?

The Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) is an American multinational enterprise information technology company based in Houston, Texas, United States. The company belongs to the Telecommunications sector, which has an average price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 18.85 and an average price to book (P/B) ratio of 3.12. In contrast, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company has a trailing 12 month P/E ratio of 22.12 and a P/B ratio of 1.017.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company has moved -7.84% over the last year compared to -6.8% for the S&P 500 -- a difference of -1.04%. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company has a 52 week high of $17.25 and a 52 week low of $11.81. At today's price of $14.38 per share, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company is -16.35% away from its target price of $17.19, and on average, analysts give the stock a rating of buy. 2% of the company's shares are linked to short positions, and 85% of the shares are owned by institutional investors.

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