Sunday, July 31, 2011

HP Reports Quarterly Earnings on Thursday, August 18 (Financial Charts) *Financial Performance Review* HPQ

^v^ ^v^ ^v^


HP (HPQ) will report QE July 2011 financial results on Thursday, August 18


HP Financial Performance Review

HP will be reporting QE July 2011 financial results on Thursday, August 18The conference call time has not been announced.

HP financial performance charts for prior quarters have been posted on the HP Financial Performance page along with additional quarterly commentary and will be updated for this next quarterly report. The charts are also lower in this post.

The HP financial performance charts are:
HP Performance by the Quarters
Earnings per Share (Diluted)
Cash Flow per Share from Operations (Diluted)
Total Revenues, Operating Income, Net Income
Gross Margin, Operating Margin, Net Margin
Return on Assets
Total Revenues and Earnings per Share Growth Rates
Revenue Sources by Segments
Geographic Revenues
Operating Expense Ratio


HP Future and Past Financial Performance

Earnings per Share
Yahoo Finance analysts' estimates QE July 2011: Non-GAAP $1.09 average, $1.07 low, $1.13 high, 33 analysts
Prior Quarter GAAP QE April 2011: $1.05
Prior Year GAAP QE July 2010: $0.75
HP Outlook GAAP $0.90, Non-GAAP $1.08
The analysts' average Non-GAAP Earnings Per Share estimate for QE July 2011 is $1.09 is reasonable. HP has already announced the GAAP earnings per share is estimated at $0.90, which is a drop from prior QE April 2011 of $1.05.

Total Revenues
Yahoo Finance analysts' estimates QE July 2011: $31.20B average, $30.91B low, $31.63B high, 32 analysts
Prior Quarter QE April 2011: $31.63B
Prior Year QE July 2010: $30.73B
HP Outlook $31.1B to $31.3B
The analysts' average GAAP Total Revenues of $31.20B right in the middle of HP's outlook. HP has already announced the GAAP total revenues is estimated at $31.1B to $31.3B, which is a drop from prior QE April 2011 of $31.63B.

Prior QE April 2011 Financial Results
When HP reports QE July 2011, the 3 months ended July, financial results on August 18, HP is expected to beat, match, or miss various QE April 2011 results. These financial results are charted on the HP Financial Performance page. HP for QE April 2011, the 3 months ended April, financial results were:
GAAP
Total Revenues $31.63B
Operating Income $2.97B
Net Income $2.30B
Earnings per Share $1.05
Gross Profit Margin 24.57%
Operating Income Margin 9.38%
Net Income Margin 7.28%

Summary
HP has already announced through their outlook that QE July 2011 will be a drop from QE April 2011 on both total revenues and earnings per share. For QE July 2011, HP should miss QE April 2011 on Total Revenues, Operating Income, Net Income, and Earnings per Share per their own outlook. HP might be lower QoQ on Gross Margin, but should be close to, and perhaps beat, on Operating Income Margin and Net Income Margin. Any lower on Operating Income Margin and Net Income Margin would create significant uncertainty about HP as these margins are already lower than the historical range. The detailed quarter by quarter charts are on the HP Financial Performance page.


HP Financial Performance by the Quarters (Charts)

HP Earnings Per Share Below is a chart of quarterly earnings per share. Current Earnings per Share of $1.05 are down -10% QoQ and up +15% YoY. The recent peak was prior QE January 2011 of $1.17. The lows have been $0.75 in QE July 2010 and $0.69 in QE July 2009.


HP Cash Flow per Share Below is a chart of cash flow from operations per share. Current Cash Flow per Share of $1.81 is very strong and an 8-quarter high. The peak was $2.04 in QE April 2010. The lows have been QE January 2009 of $0.99 and QE January 2009 of $0.46.


HP Total Revenues, Operating Income, and Net Income Below is a chart of quarterly total revenues, operating income, and net income. Current Total Revenues of $31.63B is a 3-quarter low, down -2% QoQ and up +3% YoY. Total Revenues have generally been stable for the past 7 consecutive quarters, ranging from a low of $30.73B in QE July 2010 to a high of $33.28B in QE October 2010. Current Operating Income of $2.97B is also a 3-quarter low, ranging from a low of $2.32B in QE July 2010 and a high of $3.39B in QE January 2011 in the past 7 quarters. Current Net Income of $2.30B is also a 3-quarter low, down -12% QoQ and up +5% YoY. Net Income has ranged from a low of $1.78B in QE  July 2010 to a high of $2.61B in QE January 2011.


HP Gross Margin, Operating Margin, and Net Margin Below is a chart of quarterly gross margin, operating margin, and net margin. Current Gross Margin of 24.57% is above average and the 3rd consecutive quarter above 24% and the 2nd highest on the chart below. Current Operating Margin of 9.38% is slightly below average, a 3-quarter low, and was pulled down mostly by an increase in Selling, General, and Administrative Expenses. Current Net Margin of 7.28% is average and a 3-quarter low. The average income tax rate of 20.33% is about average.


HP Return on Assets Below is a chart of annual return on average assets per quarter. The total net income for the most recent 4 quarters is divided into average assets for the most recent 4 quarters to obtain a rolling annualized ROA, an annualized return on average assets for the 12 months (4 quarters) ended. Current Return on Assets of +7.61% is historically about average. Return on Assets has been stable in the 7%+ range.


HP Growth Rates Below is a chart of the quarterly (QoQ, Q/Q, quarterly change) growth rates for total revenues and earnings per share. Current Total Revenues of -2% are the 2nd consecutive decrease and the 4th decrease in the past 5 quarters. Current Earnings per Share of -10% is the first decrease in the past 3 quarters.


HP Revenue Sources Below is a chart of quarterly revenue sources, as a percentage of total revenues. The trend is a decrease in Personal Systems offset by increase in Services and Image, Printing.


HP Geographic Revenues Below is a chart of quarterly geographic revenues, as a percentage of total revenues. For the current quarter, Americas revenues were $13.8B and 44% of total revenues. Europe, Middle East, Africa were $11.7B and 37% and Asia Pacific was $6.1B and 19%. BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) were 12% of total revenues and included within the above totals.


HP Operating Expense Ratio Below is a chart of quarterly operating expense ratio, which is operating expenses divided by total revenues. The current Operating Expense Ratio of 15.19% is above average and a 3-quarter high, indicating a decreased efficiency plus a lower proportion of revenues is reaching the bottom line, net income.



More Charts and Analysis!

USA and Global economic charts
Apple (AAPL) financial performance and stock charts
Google (GOOG) financial performance and stock charts
Largest USA tech companies
Microsoft (MSFT) financial performance charts
Intel (INTC) financial performance charts
VMware (VMW) financial performance charts
SalesForce.com (CRM) financial performance charts
Rackspace (RAX) financial performance charts
Cisco (CSCO) financial performance charts
Oracle (ORCL) financial performance charts
HP (HPQ) financial performance charts
USA failed and problem banks
Largest USA banks
Federal Reserve statistical releases
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) financial performance charts
Citigroup (C) financial performance charts
Goldman Sachs (GS) financial performance charts
Wells Fargo (WFC) financial performance charts
Bank of America (BAC) financial performance charts
Morgan Stanley (MS) financial performance charts
S&P 500 (SPX) charts and review
China economic, Internet, and technology news
Baidu (BIDU) financial performance and stock charts
Select news regarding the Universe, Earth, Humanity, Future



Visit Osprey Port News Network!
Apple, Google, Baidu, China, technology, financial system, stocks, markets, economy, science, environment, future


Follow Osprey Flyer (@OspreyFlyerOn Twitter!
Technology sector stocks and news plus analysis. Select USA & Global economic news.


^v^ ^v^ ^v^

Seeking Alpha