News headlines about Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) have trended positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company earned a media sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

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A number of analysts have weighed in on HPE shares. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $21.00 target price on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company in a research note on Tuesday, April 4th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. set a $21.00 price objective on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 17th. BidaskClub cut shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $19.00 price objective on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company in a research note on Wednesday, June 7th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reduced their price objective on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company from $27.00 to $22.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, April 4th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have given a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $21.99.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) traded up 0.59% on Friday, hitting $17.19. 6,129,621 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock has a market cap of $28.24 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.12 and a beta of 2.74. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company has a 12 month low of $14.76 and a 12 month high of $19.16. The company has a 50-day moving average of $17.65 and a 200-day moving average of $17.65.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 31st. The technology company reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.35. The business had revenue of $9.90 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $9.75 billion. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company had a net margin of 4.85% and a return on equity of 9.80%. The business’s revenue was down 22.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.42 EPS. On average, equities analysts predict that Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company will post $1.43 EPS for the current year.

In other Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company news, CEO Margaret C. Whitman sold 194,844 shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.73, for a total transaction of $3,259,740.12. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 865,021 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $14,471,801.33. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CEO Margaret C. Whitman sold 132,192 shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.71, for a total transaction of $2,208,928.32. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 865,021 shares in the company, valued at approximately $14,454,500.91. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 532,637 shares of company stock worth $9,150,294 in the last three months. 0.87% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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About Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company is a provider of technology solutions. The Company’s segments include: Enterprise Group, Software, Financial Services and Corporate Investments. The Enterprise Group segment provides its customers with the technology infrastructure they need to optimize traditional information technology (IT).

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