Hewlett-Packard (HPQ)

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37.36 -1.48  -3.81% NYSE Jan 27, 8:00PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

Hewlett-Packard PS Ratio (TTM):

0.6420 for Jan. 27, 2015

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Jan. 27, 2015 0.642
Jan. 26, 2015 0.6673
Jan. 23, 2015 0.6886
Jan. 22, 2015 0.6882
Jan. 21, 2015 0.6626
Jan. 20, 2015 0.6635
Jan. 16, 2015 0.6587
Jan. 15, 2015 0.6561
Jan. 14, 2015 0.6779
Jan. 13, 2015 0.6839
Jan. 12, 2015 0.6858
Jan. 9, 2015 0.6987
Jan. 8, 2015 0.6989
Jan. 7, 2015 0.6826
Jan. 6, 2015 0.6746
Jan. 5, 2015 0.6798
Jan. 2, 2015 0.6913
Dec. 31, 2014 0.6894
Dec. 30, 2014 0.6996
Dec. 29, 2014 0.6994
Dec. 26, 2014 0.6992
Dec. 24, 2014 0.6965
Dec. 23, 2014 0.6934
Dec. 22, 2014 0.6838
Dec. 19, 2014 0.6855
Dec. 18, 2014 0.6841
   
Dec. 17, 2014 0.664
Dec. 16, 2014 0.6411
Dec. 15, 2014 0.6461
Dec. 12, 2014 0.653
Dec. 11, 2014 0.6609
Dec. 10, 2014 0.6418
Dec. 9, 2014 0.6563
Dec. 8, 2014 0.6607
Dec. 5, 2014 0.6795
Dec. 4, 2014 0.6712
Dec. 3, 2014 0.6709
Dec. 2, 2014 0.6692
Dec. 1, 2014 0.6625
Nov. 28, 2014 0.671
Nov. 26, 2014 0.6728
Nov. 25, 2014 0.6465
Nov. 24, 2014 0.6442
Nov. 21, 2014 0.6401
Nov. 20, 2014 0.6344
Nov. 19, 2014 0.6387
Nov. 18, 2014 0.6442
Nov. 17, 2014 0.6427
Nov. 14, 2014 0.6343
Nov. 13, 2014 0.6247
Nov. 12, 2014 0.6272

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About Price to Sales Ratio

The price to sales ratio (PS ratio) is calculated by dividing stock price by the revenue per share. It is most useful for comparing companies within a sector or industry because "normal" values for this ratio vary from industry to industry. In general, low price to sales ratios are more appealing because they suggest that a company is undervalued.

An example illustrating why PS ratios should not be compared across industries: On June 21, 2010, Starbucks had a PS ratio of 1.12 while Yahoo! had a PS ratio of 2.56. In other words, Yahoo! shareholders were paying $2.56 for $1 of sales while Starbucks shareholders would only pay $1.12 for $1 of sales. However, at that same moment, the two companies' price to earnings ratios were virtually identical (Starbucks: 28.09 and Yahoo!: 27.78). Hence, shareholders were paying nearly the same amount for $1.00 in earnings. The PS ratios, though, are less comparable since Yahoo!'s profit margins are much higher than that of Starbucks.

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 PS Ratio (TTM) Benchmarks

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Apple 3.656
Microsoft 4.197
Intel 3.240

HPQ PS Ratio (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.1927 Nov 20 2012
Maximum 1.133 Apr 14 2010
Average 0.5643

HPQ PS Ratio (TTM) Excel Add-In Codes

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

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

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