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HP PS Ratio (TTM):

0.6213 for Feb. 23, 2017
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Feb. 23, 2017 0.6213
Feb. 22, 2017 0.5748
Feb. 21, 2017 0.5723
Feb. 17, 2017 0.5659
Feb. 16, 2017 0.5648
Feb. 15, 2017 0.567
Feb. 14, 2017 0.5698
Feb. 13, 2017 0.5691
Feb. 10, 2017 0.5577
Feb. 9, 2017 0.5549
Feb. 8, 2017 0.5503
Feb. 7, 2017 0.5474
Feb. 6, 2017 0.5414
Feb. 3, 2017 0.5418
Feb. 2, 2017 0.5396
Feb. 1, 2017 0.5318
Jan. 31, 2017 0.534
Jan. 30, 2017 0.5362
Jan. 27, 2017 0.5348
Jan. 26, 2017 0.5344
Jan. 25, 2017 0.5489
Jan. 24, 2017 0.5481
Jan. 23, 2017 0.5301
Jan. 20, 2017 0.5322
Jan. 19, 2017 0.5369
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

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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 0.5053
Hewlett Packard 0.8000
Western Digital 1.264

HPQ PS Ratio (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.0875 Nov 20 2012
Maximum 2.012 Jul 31 2015
Average 0.4369

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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