Helmerich & Payne, Inc. ($HP) Confident Investor Rating: Poor

Company name Helmerich & Payne, Inc.
Stock ticker HP
Live stock price [stckqut]HP[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good


Employee productivity Poor
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Poor
P/E growth Good
EBIT growth Poor


Confident Investor Rating Poor
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $55.64
Target stock price (averages with growth) $38.3
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $22.08
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $53.77

The following company description is from Google Finance: https://www.google.com/finance?q=NYSE%3AHP&ei=gbeaV-G7NcX-jAHBxbo4

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. is engaged in contract drilling of oil and gas wells for others. The Company operates in the contract drilling industry. The Company’s contract drilling business consists of three segments: U.S. Land, Offshore and International Land. The Company is also engaged in the ownership, development and operation of commercial real estate and the research and development of rotary steerable technology. Its real estate investments are located within Tulsa, Oklahoma, and include a shopping center containing approximately 441,000 leasable square feet, multi-tenant industrial warehouse properties containing approximately one million leasable square feet and approximately 210 acres of undeveloped real estate. The Company provides drilling rigs, equipment, personnel and camps on a contract basis. The Company’s subsidiaries include Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co. and Helmerich & Payne de Venezuela, C.A.


Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in Helmerich & Payne, Inc..

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How was this analysis of Helmerich & Payne, Inc. calculated?

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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:

  • Stock price at the time of the calculation: $61.15
  • Growth: 0.07
  • Current EPS (TTM): $0.98
  • P/E: 63
  • Future EPS Calc: $1.37
  • Future Stock Price Calc: $86.59
  • Target stock price: $53.76

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