Hewlett Packard Enterprise To Increase Shareholder Return Commitment


Hewlett Packard Enterprise had a return on equity of 7.70% and a net margin of 0.93%.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding HPE? The Enterprise Group is the company's largest revenue contributor, accounting for more than half of total revenues. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Hewlett Packard Enterprise in the 4th quarter valued at about $7,087,000. Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. acquired a new stake in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in the fourth quarter worth $156,000. The stock sank -4.36% last month and is up 0.09 this year.

Analysts await Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NASDAQ:HPE) to report earnings on Feb, 22 for the fiscal quarter ending Jan 2018. The company's stock had a trading volume of 14,944,416 shares, compared to its average volume of 11,352,766. The company has a market capitalization of $25,800.08, a PE ratio of 85.67, a PEG ratio of 2.73 and a beta of 2.50.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 65.12, a price to book ratio of 1.13, and a price to sales ratio of 0.9. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co has a fifty-two week low of $12.81 and a fifty-two week high of $24.88.

Receive Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter. The technology company reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.03. For the quarter ending Apr-18, 21 analysts have a mean sales target of 7,053.49 million whilst for the year ending Oct-18, 23 analysts have a mean target of 29,153.60 million. The Earnings Yield for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) is 0.048833. This is calculated by taking the earnings per share and dividing it by the last closing share price. Company fiscal year is ending in October and analysts' consensus recommendation is Hold for HPE and estimated EPS for next quarter is 0.25.

HPE's former business brother, HP Inc., was also having a good day following its own set of upbeat first-quarter results. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 14th will be paid a $0.075 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 13th. Hewlett Packard Enterprise's payout ratio is 120.00%.

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In other Hewlett Packard Enterprise news, EVP Alan Richard May sold 42,314 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.33, for a total transaction of $130,904.55. The stock's short float is around of 1.51% and short ratio is 2.19. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 1,705,823 shares in the company, valued at $26,047,917.21. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Following last close company's stock, is 5.98% above their SMA 50 and -3.84% below the 52-week high. They issued a "neutral" rating and a $16.00 price objective for the company.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise delivered its first financial report since CEO Meg Whitman stepped down February 1, leaving veteran executive Antonio Neri at the helm.

The 22 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co have a median target of 15.00, with a high estimate of 19.00 and a low estimate of 12.00. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Finally, Maxim Group lifted their target price on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise from $15.00 to $17.00 and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday.

The Stock now has Analyst' mean Recommendation of 2.7 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

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