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HP PS Ratio (TTM):

0.3404 for July 26, 2016
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July 26, 2016 0.3404
July 25, 2016 0.3385
July 22, 2016 0.3373
July 21, 2016 0.3347
July 20, 2016 0.3385
July 19, 2016 0.3359
July 18, 2016 0.3333
July 15, 2016 0.3311
July 14, 2016 0.3299
July 13, 2016 0.3301
July 12, 2016 0.328
July 11, 2016 0.3146
July 8, 2016 0.3127
July 7, 2016 0.3072
July 6, 2016 0.3012
July 5, 2016 0.2955
July 1, 2016 0.3043
June 30, 2016 0.30
June 29, 2016 0.2912
June 28, 2016 0.2819
June 27, 2016 0.2761
June 24, 2016 0.2931
June 23, 2016 0.3096
June 22, 2016 0.3015
June 21, 2016 0.3187
June 20, 2016 0.3125
   
June 17, 2016 0.3136
June 16, 2016 0.3103
June 15, 2016 0.3108
June 14, 2016 0.312
June 13, 2016 0.3115
June 10, 2016 0.3227
June 9, 2016 0.3309
June 8, 2016 0.3316
June 7, 2016 0.3273
June 6, 2016 0.3268
June 3, 2016 0.3213
June 2, 2016 0.3237
June 1, 2016 0.3213
May 31, 2016 0.3199
May 27, 2016 0.3148
May 26, 2016 0.3117
May 25, 2016 0.2917
May 24, 2016 0.2847
May 23, 2016 0.279
May 20, 2016 0.2787
May 19, 2016 0.2735
May 18, 2016 0.2766
May 17, 2016 0.2756
May 16, 2016 0.2783
May 13, 2016 0.2749

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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
3D Systems 2.221
Stratasys 1.478
Western Digital 0.9602

HPQ PS Ratio (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.0875 Nov 20 2012
Maximum 0.3575 May 22 2015
Average 0.2299

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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