HP Stock Price and Value Analysis

Should you buy HP stock? (NYSE:HPQ). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.

  • This company is very stable.
  • This company has a large dividend yield!
  • This stock is on sale.
  • This company has wild ups and downs.
  • This company is making money at a modest rate.

Inside the HPQ Numbers

HPQ Price
(HP stock price per share)
[?] HPQ Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
[?] HPQ Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety) $25.38
[?] PE Ratio versus Sector 30% lower than other Technology stocks
[?] PE Ratio versus Industry 28% lower than other Unknown stocks
[?] Cash Yield 23.92%
[?] Free Cash Flow Jitter 82%
[?] Dividend Yield 4%
Shares Shorted 35,604,578

This stock has short interest! This means that people have shorted it.

Why does that matter? They've made a bet that price will decrease from where they bought it. Maybe there are financial problems, or maybe there's a value play.

As of the latest analysis, there are 35,604,578 shares shorted. With 898,625,275 shares available for purchase and an average trading volume over the past 10 trading days of 6,363,020, it would take at least 5.596 days for all of the short holders to cover their shorts.

Is HP Stock on Sale?

We believe that HP may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?

HP looks like a price in the fair value range. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you could be looking at a good stock. See Before You Buy for your next steps.

Should You Buy HPQ Stock?

Does HP have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.