HP Inc. (HPQ)

30.51 -0.91%
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Pros
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/E ratio low relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio low relative to industry peers
Cons
Revenue growth lower than the industry and sector averages
Company’s profitability is declining
High short share of float
High short interest

Pros

  1. HPQ forward dividend yield is 3.67%, higher than the industry (0.39%) and sector (0.35%) forward dividend yields. See HPQ forward dividend chart.
  2. HPQ forward P/E ratio is 8.62, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See HPQ forward P/E ratio chart.
  3. HPQ Price/Sales ratio is 0.49, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See HPQ forward Price/Sales ratio chart.

Cons

  1. HPQ quarterly revenue growth was -4.10%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (7.53% and 10.05%, respectively). See HPQ revenue growth chart.
  2. HPQ profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -0.32 percentage points. See HPQ profitability chart.
  3. HPQ short share of float is 3.99%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See HPQ short share of float chart.
  4. HPQ short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 3.5. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See HPQ short interest ratio chart.