Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company provides solutions that allow customers to capture, analyze, and act upon data from edge to cloud.
Undervalued with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Hewlett Packard Enterprise's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HPE's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: HPE underperformed the US Tech industry which returned 24.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HPE underperformed the US Market which returned -12.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Hewlett Packard Enterprise's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 days ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE:HPE) Stock Three Years Ago, You'd Be Sitting On A 62% Loss, Today
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3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StUS$14.85: That's What Analysts Think Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company Is Worth After Its Latest Results
Is Hewlett Packard Enterprise undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HPE ($9.82) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($17.98)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HPE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HPE is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.8x) compared to the Tech industry average (16.8x).
PE vs Market: HPE is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.8x) compared to the US market (13x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HPE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HPE is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the US Tech industry average (1.3x).
How is Hewlett Packard Enterprise forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HPE's forecast earnings growth (7.8% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: HPE's earnings (7.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: HPE's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: HPE's revenue (2.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HPE's revenue (2.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HPE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.2%).
How has Hewlett Packard Enterprise performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HPE has a large one-off loss of $1.2B impacting its January 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: HPE's current net profit margins (4.2%) are higher than last year (2.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HPE's earnings have declined by -17.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HPE's earnings growth over the past year (70.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (-17.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: HPE earnings growth over the past year (70.4%) exceeded the Tech industry -0.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: HPE's Return on Equity (7%) is considered low.
How is Hewlett Packard Enterprise's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HPE's short term assets ($14.8B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($18.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: HPE's short term assets ($14.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($16.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HPE's debt to equity ratio (80.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: HPE's debt to equity ratio has increased from 3.7% to 80.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HPE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25.6%).
Interest Coverage: HPE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7x coverage).
Inventory Level: HPE has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: HPE's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.1x debt).
What is Hewlett Packard Enterprise's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: HPE's dividend (4.89%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.98%).
High Dividend: HPE's dividend (4.89%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.49%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, HPE has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: HPE's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (50.4%), HPE's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: HPE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (28% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Antonio Neri (52yo)
Mr. Antonio Fabio Neri has been President of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company since June 21, 2017. Mr. Neri has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company since Febru ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Antonio's total compensation ($USD13.71M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.74M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Antonio's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President & Director||2yrs||US$13.71m||0.022% $2.7m|
|Executive VP & CFO||1.5yrs||US$6.26m||0.0038% $480.8k|
|Executive VP||2.25yrs||US$7.28m||0.032% $4.1m|
|Executive VP & Chief People Officer||4.75yrs||US$4.06m||0.019% $2.4m|
|President of Hybrid IT Business Group||no data||US$6.45m||no data|
|Senior VP||4.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Technology Officer||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|VP, Head of Investor Relations & Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: HPE's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||2yrs||US$13.71m||0.022% $2.7m|
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||US$342.93k||0.0010% $126.5k|
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||US$342.89k||0.0076% $955.2k|
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||US$325.01k||0.0080% $1.0m|
|Independent Non Executive Chairman||4.33yrs||US$524.98k||0.0012% $150.6k|
|Independent Director||4yrs||US$354.93k||0.0032% $409.9k|
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||US$348.76k||0.0013% $167.0k|
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||US$342.93k||0.0047% $600.9k|
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||US$324.98k||0.065% $8.2m|
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||US$325.01k||0.0036% $450.4k|
Experienced Board: HPE's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
- Ticker: HPE
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1939
- Industry: Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$12.652b
- Shares outstanding: 1.29b
- Website: https://www.hpe.com
Number of Employees
- Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
- 6280 America Center Drive
- San Jose
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|2HP||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Oct 2015|
|HPE||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 2015|
|HPE *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Oct 2015|
|0J51||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Oct 2015|
|2HP||BRSE (Berne Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Oct 2015|
|2HP||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Oct 2015|
|HPE||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Oct 2015|
|H1PE34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Dec 2019|
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company provides solutions that allow customers to capture, analyze, and act upon data from edge to cloud. The company offers industry standard servers for multi-workload computing; mission-critical servers; storage solutions; and solutions for secondary workloads and traditional tape, storage networking, and disk products, such as HPE MSA and HPE XP. It also provides mobility and Internet of Things solutions under the Aruba brand, which include wired and wireless local area network products, such as Wi-Fi access points, switches, routers, and sensors; software products, such as cloud-based management, network management, network access control, analytics and assurance, and location services; and professional and support services, as well as as-a-service and consumption models for the intelligent edge portfolio of products. In addition, the company offers various flexible investment solutions, which comprise leasing, financing, IT consumption, and utility programs and asset management services for customers to facilitate unique technology deployment models and the acquisition of complete IT solutions, including hardware, software, and services from Hewlett Packard Enterprise and others. Further, it invests in communications and media solutions, Hewlett Packard labs, and various business incubation projects. The company serves commercial and large enterprise groups, including business and public sector enterprises; and through various partners comprising resellers, distribution partners, original equipment manufacturers, independent software vendors, systems integrators, and advisory firms. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/30 02:26|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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