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The CKW Financial Group Maintains Position in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE)
13 August 2017, 11:49 | Justin Tyler
Insiders have sold 1,612,328 shares of company stock valued at $28,048,424 over the last ninety days. Hewlett Packard Enterprise makes up about 1.8% of Van Strum & Towne Inc.'s portfolio, making the stock its 25th largest position. State of Alaska Department of Revenue purchased a new stake in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise during the first quarter worth about $125,000. The third largest holder is Blackrock Inc., which now holds $1.98 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 6.99% of its market capitalization. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 6,257 shares of the technology company's stock worth $117,000 after buying an additional 675 shares in the last quarter. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE:HPE) has risen 56.74% since August 11, 2016 and is uptrending. For the quarter, shares have been noted at -7.16%. Laurion Capital Management Lp bolstered its position by buying 528,625 shares an increase of 689.8% from 03/31/2017 to 06/30/2017. Poplar Forest Capital LLC added to its holdings by buying 444,768 shares an increase of 19.1%. Franklin Street Advisors Inc.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) reported sales (ttm) of 39.69 Billion, whereas, 21 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 7504.01 million. The overall volume in the last trading session was 7.03 million shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $28.42 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.12 and a beta of 2.74. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company has a 1-year low of $15.46 and a 1-year high of $19.16. Latest closing price was -0.13% below its 50-day moving average and -2.43% below its 200-day moving average.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE:HPE) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 31st. The technology company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.35. Capital Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in Hewlett Packard Enterprise during the first quarter worth approximately $410,000. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.42 earnings per share. The business's quarterly revenue was down 22.1% on a year-over-year basis. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $1.32 and is expected to be $1.45 for the current year with 1,642,630,000 shares now outstanding. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Comp also recently announced a dividend for shareholders that will be paid on Wednesday the 4th of October 2017. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be paid a $0.065 dividend. This represents a $0.26 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.50%. The ex-dividend date is set for Monday the 12th of June 2017. Hewlett Packard Enterprise's payout ratio is presently 20.16%.
TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This piece was published by Community Financial News and is the property of of Community Financial News. If you are viewing this news story on another site, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of worldwide copyright law. Also, CEO Margaret C. Whitman sold 138,401 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 2nd. Bernstein initiated the shares of HPE in report on Tuesday, November 3 with "Market Perform" rating. Tigress Financial started coverage on Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a research note on Monday, April 17th. BidaskClub raised shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Barclays PLC dropped their target price on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise from $21.00 to $18.00 and set an "underweight" rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. The stock of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE:HPE) earned "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, May 29. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.90, for a total transaction of $384,501.60. The institutional investor owned 968,887 shares of the technology company's stock at the end of the second quarter. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, SVP Jeff T. Ricci sold 6,460 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 25th. The total value of its holdings decreased 23.9%. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
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