|Bid||20.01 x 600|
|Ask||20.15 x 400|
|Day's Range||21.23 - 21.58|
|52 Week Range||16.09 - 24.10|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||14.45|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.56 (2.60%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Device-as-a-service (or DaaS) is an evolution of PCaaS, offering any kind of enterprise device like a phone or tablet as a service. Last week, HP Inc. announced a multi-front expansion of its DaaS offerings—here’s brief rundown of the news.
Two Aruba Networks Inc. investors who complained they didn’t get enough when HP Inc. bought the company for $2.7 billion ended up with even less after they sued.
Analysts expect HP’s (HPQ) net margin to be 5.5% and its operating margin to be 7.6% in fiscal 2018. HP recorded a net margin of 4.9% with an operating margin of 7.5% in fiscal 2017. HP’s profit margin is expected to rise further in fiscal 2019 and 2020 driven by HP’s focus on improving its operational efficiency.
In the previous part of this series, we saw that Intel (INTC) is posing tough competition to Qualcomm (QCOM) by accelerating its efforts in the baseband modem space. As Intel is entering Qualcomm’s area of expertise, Qualcomm is entering Intel’s area of expertise by launching an ARM-based server and mobile PC processors.
This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting HPQ. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding HPQ totaled $230 million.
Will Qualcomm Acquire NXP—Or Be Acquired by Broadcom? In December 2017, Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) and Asus announced laptops powered by Qualcomm’s ARM-based SoCs (system-on-chips) and Microsoft (MSFT) Windows 10.
HP Inc. has been on a roll lately, recently re-attaining the #1-unit market share position in PCs. CES left me wondering what the company had in the works in this area as I saw new platforms from the competition. Here is my take on the new and upcoming technology arriving from HP Inc.