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HP PS Ratio (TTM):

0.5268 for Jan. 18, 2017
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Jan. 18, 2017 0.5268
Jan. 17, 2017 0.5268
Jan. 13, 2017 0.5337
Jan. 12, 2017 0.5344
Jan. 11, 2017 0.5398
Jan. 10, 2017 0.5308
Jan. 9, 2017 0.5304
Jan. 6, 2017 0.542
Jan. 5, 2017 0.5445
Jan. 4, 2017 0.5449
Jan. 3, 2017 0.5366
Dec. 30, 2016 0.5362
Dec. 29, 2016 0.5398
Dec. 28, 2016 0.5398
Dec. 27, 2016 0.5496
Dec. 23, 2016 0.5456
Dec. 22, 2016 0.5471
Dec. 21, 2016 0.5471
Dec. 20, 2016 0.5449
Dec. 19, 2016 0.5463
Dec. 16, 2016 0.5438
Dec. 15, 2016 0.5604
Dec. 14, 2016 0.564
Dec. 13, 2016 0.5716
Dec. 12, 2016 0.572
Dec. 9, 2016 0.5702
   
Dec. 8, 2016 0.5839
Dec. 7, 2016 0.5836
Dec. 6, 2016 0.5637
Dec. 5, 2016 0.5619
Dec. 2, 2016 0.5463
Dec. 1, 2016 0.5442
Nov. 30, 2016 0.5565
Nov. 29, 2016 0.5474
Nov. 28, 2016 0.5449
Nov. 25, 2016 0.5485
Nov. 23, 2016 0.5373
Nov. 22, 2016 0.5763
Nov. 21, 2016 0.5781
Nov. 18, 2016 0.5734
Nov. 17, 2016 0.5742
Nov. 16, 2016 0.5709
Nov. 15, 2016 0.5734
Nov. 14, 2016 0.5817
Nov. 11, 2016 0.5716
Nov. 10, 2016 0.5597
Nov. 9, 2016 0.5626
Nov. 8, 2016 0.5521
Nov. 7, 2016 0.5438
Nov. 4, 2016 0.5315
Nov. 3, 2016 0.5254

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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

Companies
Dell Technologies 0.4557
Hewlett Packard 0.7938
Stratasys 1.525

HPQ PS Ratio (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.0875 Nov 20 2012
Maximum 2.012 Jul 31 2015
Average 0.4301

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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