The $8.8bn reverse takeover by LSE-listed Micro Focus, which hit the headlines in September, represents yet another piece of HPE that CEO Meg Whitman has deemed surplus to the firm's future. This is the current Zacks consensus EPS which was calculated at the time of writing. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 25,007,739 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $578,679,000 after buying an additional 21,019,389 shares during the period. There is a large variety of Financial Ratios that can be considered while making an investment decision but here in the case of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE), we will discuss a few. Hewlett Packard Enterprise had a return on equity of 10.43% and a net margin of 6.31%. According to Thomson Reuters, sell-side analysts are forecasting a harmony target price of $42.50 on company shares.
02/28/2017 - Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co was downgraded to " by analysts at Argus. Needham & Company LLC lowered Hewlett Packard Enterprise from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, February 24th. In our current pick, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) has weekly volatility of 1.01%% while its monthly volatility value is at 1.36%%. They presently have a GBX 2,280 ($29.44) price objective on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $27.00 target price on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a research report on Wednesday, January 18th. Also, EVP Michael G. Nefkens sold 322,733 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 8th. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
02/15/2017 - Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co was upgraded to " by analysts at OTR Global. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.00, for a total value of $412,224.00. The technology company reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.01. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Kanawha Capital Management LLC now owns 24,672 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $561,000 after buying an additional 351 shares in the last quarter. Insiders sold a total of 1,604,844 shares of company stock worth $35,480,436 in the last three months.
02/24/2017 - Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. The Company operates through five segments: Enterprise Group, Software, Enterprise Services, Financial Services and Corporate Investments.