CNH Partners LLC grew its holdings in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) by 13.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,227,238 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 148,751 shares during the period. CNH Partners LLC owned approximately 0.07% of Hewlett Packard Enterprise worth $20,360,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America boosted its position in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 0.7% during the 1st quarter. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 6,427 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $152,000 after purchasing an additional 43 shares in the last quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC boosted its position in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 3.2% during the 2nd quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 6,457 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $108,000 after purchasing an additional 200 shares in the last quarter. Cleararc Capital Inc. boosted its position in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 0.5% during the 1st quarter. Cleararc Capital Inc. now owns 40,716 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $965,000 after purchasing an additional 221 shares in the last quarter. Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. boosted its position in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 4.1% during the 2nd quarter. Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. now owns 6,713 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $111,000 after purchasing an additional 266 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Meridian Investment Counsel Inc. boosted its position in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 1.5% during the 2nd quarter. Meridian Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 23,557 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $391,000 after purchasing an additional 350 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 81.34% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Maxim Group restated a “hold” rating and set a $14.00 price objective (down previously from $18.00) on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “market perform” rating and set a $15.00 price objective (down previously from $18.00) on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Royal Bank Of Canada reduced their price objective on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise from $20.00 to $15.00 and set a “sector perform” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have given a hold rating, thirteen have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $18.51.

Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE HPE) traded down 0.20% during trading on Friday, reaching $14.80. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 11,827,338 shares. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $13.98 and its 200 day moving average price is $13.79. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company has a 52 week low of $12.26 and a 52 week high of $15.12. The company has a market cap of $23.97 billion, a PE ratio of 205.56 and a beta of 2.71.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE:HPE) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, September 5th. The technology company reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.26 by $0.04. Hewlett Packard Enterprise had a return on equity of 9.04% and a net margin of 0.29%. The company had revenue of $8.21 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $7.49 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.49 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts predict that Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company will post $1.40 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 4th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th were paid a dividend of $0.065 per share. This represents a $0.26 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.76%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, September 12th. Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s dividend payout ratio is currently 371.48%.

In related news, EVP Christopher P. Hsu sold 15,333 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, July 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.67, for a total value of $270,934.11. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 15,333 shares in the company, valued at approximately $270,934.11. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Margaret C. Whitman sold 389,651 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.47, for a total value of $6,807,202.97. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 1,157,250 shares in the company, valued at approximately $20,217,157.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 4,255,362 shares of company stock worth $66,291,207. Company insiders own 0.87% of the company’s stock.

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About Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company is a provider of technology solutions. The Company’s segments include: Enterprise Group, Software, Financial Services and Corporate Investments. The Enterprise Group segment provides its customers with the technology infrastructure they need to optimize traditional information technology (IT).

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