Hewlett-Packard (HPQ)

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Hewlett-Packard Price to Book Value:

2.752 for Dec. 18, 2014

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Dec. 18, 2014 2.752
Dec. 17, 2014 2.698
Dec. 16, 2014 2.606
Dec. 15, 2014 2.626
Dec. 12, 2014 2.654
Dec. 11, 2014 2.686
Dec. 10, 2014 2.608
Dec. 9, 2014 2.667
Dec. 8, 2014 2.685
Dec. 5, 2014 2.761
Dec. 4, 2014 2.728
Dec. 3, 2014 2.726
Dec. 2, 2014 2.719
Dec. 1, 2014 2.692
Nov. 28, 2014 2.727
Nov. 26, 2014 2.734
Nov. 25, 2014 2.627
Nov. 24, 2014 2.618
Nov. 21, 2014 2.601
Nov. 20, 2014 2.578
Nov. 19, 2014 2.596
Nov. 18, 2014 2.618
Nov. 17, 2014 2.612
Nov. 14, 2014 2.578
Nov. 13, 2014 2.538
   
Nov. 12, 2014 2.549
Nov. 11, 2014 2.566
Nov. 10, 2014 2.576
Nov. 7, 2014 2.540
Nov. 6, 2014 2.524
Nov. 5, 2014 2.526
Nov. 4, 2014 2.506
Nov. 3, 2014 2.504
Oct. 31, 2014 2.505
Oct. 30, 2014 2.312
Oct. 29, 2014 2.316
Oct. 28, 2014 2.326
Oct. 27, 2014 2.311
Oct. 24, 2014 2.287
Oct. 23, 2014 2.287
Oct. 22, 2014 2.258
Oct. 21, 2014 2.274
Oct. 20, 2014 2.214
Oct. 17, 2014 2.236
Oct. 16, 2014 2.226
Oct. 15, 2014 2.147
Oct. 14, 2014 2.110
Oct. 13, 2014 2.14
Oct. 10, 2014 2.193
Oct. 9, 2014 2.247

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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HPQ Price to Book Value Benchmarks

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Apple 5.752
Microsoft 4.181
Intel 3.125

HPQ Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.8491 Jul 25 2012
Maximum 3.088 Dec 30 2009
Average 1.918

HPQ Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("HPQ", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("HPQ", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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