Feb 23 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes rose on Friday, with gains in technology stocks helping claw back some of the week's losses, which were sparked by concerns about interest rates. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 1,705,823 shares in the company, valued at $26,047,917.21. About 45.02 million shares traded or 292.94% up from the average. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Moreover, Daruma Capital Management Llc has 3.69% invested in the company for 648,735 shares. Citigroup downgraded the shares of HPE in report on Friday, October 13 to "Hold" rating. BMO Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $1800 target.
Since Whitman split Hewlett Packard Co into HPE and PC-and-printer business HP Inc in 2015, HPE shares have gained almost 50 percent.
On 3/23/2017 Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced a quarterly dividend of $0.07 1.14% with an ex dividend date of 6/12/2017 which will be payable on 7/5/2017. This works out to a net decrease in ownership of 42.54 million shares, and suggests that institutions are feeling bearish about the stock.
During the fiscal quarter ending on January 31, HPE's revenue went up 11 per cent from the prior-year period, reaching $7.7 billion. Insiders sold a total of 1,407,123 shares of company stock valued at $22,389,810 over the last quarter. Sanford C. Bernstein reissued a "buy" rating and set a $18.00 price target on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd.
Taking a deeper look into the technical levels of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Comp (HPE), we can see that the Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -5.08. Mizuho maintained Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) rating on Thursday, September 8. Jefferies maintained Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) on Wednesday, June 7 with "Buy" rating. Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 1.10 and quick ratio was calculated as 1.00. Hewlett Packard Enterprise now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $17.04.
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Key metrics: Non-GAAP operating margin, 7.7% (-1.8 pts Y/Y); cash flow from operations, $0.1B (+$1.3B); total costs and expenses, $7.4B; cash and equivalents, $7.7B. Morgan Stanley maintained it with "Hold" rating and $14.0 target in Wednesday, September 6 report. The stock has a market capitalization of $28,910.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 72.56. Company insiders own 1.18% of the company's stock.
"We now plan to return $7 billion to shareholders in the form of share repurchases and dividends by the end of the financial year 2019, including a 50% increase in our dividend". Maxim Group upped their target price on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise from $15.00 to $17.00 and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Friday.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in HPE. This buyback authorization permits the technology company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. The companies said General Mills will pay $40 a share, or $8 billion.
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