Don't Buy HP Without Checking Its Fundamentals!

Shares of Technology sector company HP moved -0.8% today, and are now trading at a price of $29.6. The large-cap stock's daily volume was 329,312 compared to its average volume of 7,407,119. The S&P 500 index returned a -0.0% performance.

HP Inc. provides personal computing and other access devices, imaging and printing products, and related technologies, solutions, and services in the United States and internationally. The company is based in Palo Alto and has 58,000 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $29,182,324,736. HP currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 3.4% per year.

14 analysts are following HP and have set target prices ranging from $24.0 to $37.0 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of hold. At today's prices, HPQ is trading -1.57% away from its average analyst target price of $30.07 per share.

Over the last year, HPQ shares have gone down by -11.2%, which represents a difference of -26.0% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $35.32 per share and its 52 week low is $24.08. Although HP's average free cash flow over the last 4 years has been $4.3 Billion, they have been decreasing at an average rate of -2.0%. For this reason, investors may continue to shun the stock.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cashflow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2022-10-31 4,463,000 -791,000 3,672,000 -36.98
2021-10-31 6,409,000 -582,000 5,827,000 55.97
2020-10-31 4,316,000 -580,000 3,736,000 -6.2
2019-10-31 4,654,000 -671,000 3,983,000 n/a
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