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Helmerich And Payne Is Getting Hammered Because Of A Bad Ticker Symbol

|Includes:Helmerich & Payne Inc. (HP), HPQ

Helmerich And Payne (NYSE:HP) is an oil and gas driller. They've been doing well considering the economy, but their shares are betting hurt because their ticker symbol is HP so a lot of people think they're trading Hewlett Packard (NYSE:HPQ).

This firm is conservatively managed, but it's a bit hard to get news stories about them since the stock sites are spammed with stories about HPQ. With Hewlett Packard at a 52 week low this stock is being pulled down.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

Stocks: HP, HPQ