HP (HPQ:NYS) Fundamental Valuation Report

Fundamental Valuation Report


Technology:Computer Systems

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Close Price/Date
$21.42 (USD) 17/12/2018

Weighted Valuation
$26.41 (USD)

Overall Rating
Undervalued by 23.3%

Valuation Models Analyst Consensus: $28.67 (USD)
(in order of importance) Multiples: $23.01 (USD)
Valuation Methods This company is:
Cash Flow: Undervalued on a Cash Flow Valuation
Comparable Company: Undervalued on a Comparable Valuation
Asset: Overvalued on an Asset Valuation

Company Overview (HPQ:NYS USD)

Price 21.42
Range 21.29 – 22.28
52 week 19.92 – 26.42
Open 21.90
Vol / Avg. 11.57M/12.44M
Mkt cap 33.28B
P/E 9.19
Div/yield 0.56/0.02
EPS 3.26
Shares 1.55B
Beta 1.47

Company Description

HP Inc. is a leading provider of computers, printers, and printer supplies. The company’s two operating business segments are its personal systems, containing notebooks, desktops, and workstations and its printing segment which contains supplies, consumer hardware, and commercial hardware. In 2015, Hewlett-Packard was separated into HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. The Palo Alto, California based company sells on a global scale with 63% of fiscal 2017 revenue derived from outside the United States.

Valuation Details

 We have up to 6 valuation points for each company. Details are at the bottom of the report.

Discounted Cash Flow and Sensitivity Analysis for HPQ:NYS

Using a discounted cash flow model we generated an intrinsic value of $52.75 (USD) for HPQ:NYS

Sensitivity Analysis

(showing how changes in the input variables impact the DCF calculation)

HPQ:NYS Current Values Valuation If Dropped * Valuation If Raised *
Calculated Value: $52.75 1% 5% 1% 5%
WACC (or Ke) 10.54 $61.20 $46.26
Terminal Growth Rate 3.00 $46.91 $60.38
Tax Rate -0.77 $54.69 $50.82
Cash Flow 5,608,762,000 $48.93 $56.58
Capital Expenditures -1,464,600,000 $52.06 $53.45
Long Term Debt 6,835,000,000 $52.97 $52.53

* Changes are absolute: ex WACC from 8% to 7%

Comparables Model

Using similar companies and price based ratios we generated a valuation of $40.88 (USD) for HPQ:NYS. We also generated a valuation of $33.70 (USD) using other metrics and comparables.
The comparable companies were and Arista Networks (ANET:NYS).

Company HPQ:NYS End Date Value
Earnings/Share $3.26 (USD)
Book Value/Share ($1.14) (USD)
Sales/Share $34.42 (USD)
Cash Flow/Share $2.56 (USD)
EBITDA/Share $2.36 (USD)
Price Based on Comps Adjustment Factor (%)
$0.00 (USD) -77.8
$0.00 (USD) -33.6
$0.00 (USD) -69.2
$0.00 (USD) -82.2
$0.00 (USD) -67.8
HPQ:NYS Ratios Used Average Values ANET:NYS
8.36 PE Ratio 73.60 73.60
0.00 PB Ratio 9.24 9.24
0.67 PS Ratio 9.51 9.51
8.99 PCF Ratio 49.23 49.23
9.80 EV to EBITDA 63.31 63.31


Using a multiples approach we generated a valuation of  $23.01 (USD) for HPQ:NYS

Company HPQ:NYS End Date Value
Earnings/Share $3.26 (USD)
Book Value/Share ($1.14) (USD)
Sales/Share $34.42 (USD)
Cash Flow/Share $2.56 (USD)
EBITDA/Share $2.36 (USD)
Price Based on Comps Adjustment Factor
$36.14 (USD) 0
$0.00 (USD) 0
$21.35 (USD) 0
$18.19 (USD) 0
$16.37 (USD) 0
Ratios Ratio Average
PE Ratio 11.09
PB Ratio 2.15
PS Ratio 0.62
PCF Ratio 7.11
EV to EBITDA 6.94

Adjusted Book Value versus Historical Price to Book

The average the Price to Book ratio for  HPQ:NYS for the last 8 years was  2.12

We ran the Adjusted Book Value for  HPQ:NYS and generated a book value of  ($0.41) (USD)
By multiplying these we get an adjusted valuation of  ($0.87) (USD)

Analyst Data

In the Stockcalc database there are 3 analysts that provide a valuation for HPQ:NYS. The 3 analysts have a concensus valuation for HPQ:NYS for 2019 of $28.67 (USD).


Analyst Recommendation
Buy Hold Sell Rating
(of 5)
Guidance As Of
4 1 0 4.6000 Buy 2018-12-14

Current Price: 21.42 USD

Analyst Consensus
USD Millions 2019 2020 2021
Mean EPS 2.23 2.29 2.59
# EPS Analysts 4 3 1
Mean Revenue 59,834.40 60,486.00 63,134.40
# Revenue Analysts 2 2 1
Mean Target Price 28.67
Mean Cash Flow 2.57 2.57 3.00
Mean EBITDA 4,727.80 4,754.70 5,445.40
Mean Net Income 3,414.10 3,406.00 3,909.50
Mean Debt Outstanding 3,316.40 3,929.00
Mean Tax Rate
Mean Growth Rate 4.57
Mean Capital Expenditure 483.00 495.50 631.30

Explanation of Valuation Models

We have up to 6 valuation points for each company in the database.

The Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) valuation is a cash flow model where cash flow projections are discounted back to the present to calculate value per share. DCF is a common valuation technique especially for companies undergoing irregular cash flows such as resource companies (mining, forestry, oil and gas) going though price cycles or smaller companies about to generate cash flow (junior exploration companies, junior pharma, technology firms…).

The Price Comparables valuation is the result of valuing the company we are looking at on the basis of ratios from selected comparable companies: Price to Earnings, Price to Book, Price to Sales, Price to Cash Flow, Enterprise Value (EV) to EBITDA. Each of these ratios for the selected comparable companies are averaged and multiplied by the values for the company we are interested in to calculate a value per share for our selected company.

We have included the Other Comparables as a way to value companies that cannot be valued using Earnings based ratios. This technique is very useful for companies still experiencing negative cash flows such as mining exploration firms. We use Cash/Share, Book Value/Share, MarketCap, 1 Year Return, NetPPE as the ratios here. Each of these ratios for the selected comparable companies are averaged and multiplied by the values for the company we are interested in to calculate a value per share for our selected company.

Multiples are similar to Price comparables where we look at current or historic ratios for the company in question to assess what it should be worth today based on those historic ratios. We use the same 5 ratios as in the price comparables and value the company with its historic averages.

With Adjusted Book Value (ABV) we calculate the book value per share for the company based on its balance sheet and multiply that book value per share by its historical price to book ratio to calculate a value per share.

If we have Analyst coverage for the company we use the consensus target price here.

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