Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ) aims to announce its latest earnings on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 8:00AM EST. Hewlett-Packard provides products, technologies, software and services to individual consumers, businesses and large enterprises, including customers in the government.
The average expects of analysts is for net income of $1.14 a share, a plunged of 2.6% from the firm’s actual earnings for the similar quarter a year before, according to Wall St. earnings expectations. During the previous three months, the average anticipates has slummed from $1.18. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It has been unmoved at $1.14 during the previous month. Analysts are forecasting profit to increase by 17.4 percent against previous year to $4.03.
Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) traded at $12.85 by plunging -1.76% with price volatility of 3.27% for a week and 2.78% for a month plus price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.39 and its beta stands at 1.07 times.
Stocks after opening at $13.08 hit high price of $13.10 and on last session stock held volume of 35.00 million shares which was unexpectedly higher than its average volume of 27.08 million shares.
Short-term as well long term investors always focus on the liquidity of the stocks so for that concern, liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 1.12 as current ratio and on the opponent side the debt to equity ratio was 0.94 and long-term debt to equity ratio remained 0.76. The Company had total cash at hand $9.53 billion and a book value per share as $16.07 in the most recent quarter.
While investors who viewing HPQ against other stocks with the reference of profit margin that are International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) having profit margin 15.53%, Teradata Corporation (NYSE:TDC) with 15.59% profit margin, Cray Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAY) having 55.05% profit margin and Silicon Graphics International Corp (NASDAQ:SGI) having profit margin of -3.97%.
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