RBF Capital LLC continued to hold its position in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 13,500 shares of the technology company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. RBF Capital LLC’s holdings in Hewlett Packard Enterprise were worth $320,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Tyrus Capital S.A.M. purchased a new position in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise during the first quarter valued at about $2,720,000. Janus Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 58.1% in the first quarter. Janus Capital Management LLC now owns 5,649,573 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $133,895,000 after buying an additional 2,076,594 shares during the last quarter. Oak Associates Ltd. OH boosted its position in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 46.4% in the first quarter. Oak Associates Ltd. OH now owns 296,726 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $7,032,000 after buying an additional 94,000 shares during the last quarter. Ironwood Investment Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 2.6% in the first quarter. Ironwood Investment Management LLC now owns 25,908 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $614,000 after buying an additional 660 shares during the last quarter. Finally, B.S. Pension Fund Trustee Ltd acting for the British Steel Pension Fund purchased a new position in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise during the first quarter valued at about $1,825,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 80.60% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) traded down 0.35% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $17.29. The stock had a trading volume of 6,659,658 shares. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company has a 52-week low of $15.49 and a 52-week high of $19.16. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $17.04 and a 200-day moving average price of $17.61. The company has a market cap of $28.40 billion, a PE ratio of 13.20 and a beta of 2.74.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE:HPE) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 31st. The technology company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.35. Hewlett Packard Enterprise had a return on equity of 9.80% and a net margin of 4.85%. The business had revenue of $9.90 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $9.75 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.42 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was down 22.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts expect that Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company will post $1.45 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 4th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be issued a dividend of $0.065 per share. This represents a $0.26 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.50%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 12th. Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 20.16%.

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Several brokerages have recently issued reports on HPE. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 price objective on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a research note on Saturday, July 22nd. Maxim Group restated a “hold” rating and issued a $18.00 price objective on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a research note on Friday, July 14th. BidaskClub upgraded Hewlett Packard Enterprise from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Mizuho restated a “buy” rating on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating and issued a $20.00 price objective on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have issued a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Hewlett Packard Enterprise presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $21.87.

In other news, CEO Margaret C. Whitman sold 389,668 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.82, for a total transaction of $6,943,883.76. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 962,433 shares in the company, valued at $17,150,556.06. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, EVP Christopher P. Hsu sold 11,515 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.80, for a total value of $216,482.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 24,083 shares in the company, valued at approximately $452,760.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 1,222,659 shares of company stock worth $21,261,263 in the last 90 days. Insiders own 0.87% of the company’s stock.

About Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE:HPE)

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