HP Enterprise stock drops following disappointing 2024 earnings forecast

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. shares fell in the extended session Thursday after the company’s forecast for fiscal 2024 fell short of expectations.


shares dropped as much as 4% after hours, following a 2.3% decline to close Thursday’s regular session at $16.30.

For fiscal 2024, HPE said it expects adjusted earnings of $1.82 to $2.02 a share, while analysts surveyed by FactSet had forecast, on average, $2.15 a share.

The company also forecast revenue growth of 2% to 4% in 2024, while analysts expect $29.63 billion, or 1.6% above their current consensus estimate for 2023 of $29.15 billion.

For the current fiscal year, HPE forecasts revenue to growth 4% to 6%, and adjusted earnings of $2.11 to $2.15 a share. Analysts expect $2.14 a share.

In August, HPE’s third-quarter earnings results came in slightly above expectations.

As of Thursday’s close, HPE shares were up 2.1% for the year, while the S&P 500 index
is up 11.4% over the same period.

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