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Hewlett Packard Enterprise offers general purpose servers for multi-workload computing and workload-optimized servers; HPE ProLiant rack and tower servers; HPE BladeSystem, HPE Synergy and HPE ProLiant; storage solutions; and solutions for secondary workloads and traditional tape, storage networking and disk products, such as HPE Modular Storage Arrays and HPE XP. It also offers HPE Apollo and Cray products, as well as HPE Superdome Flex, HPE Nonstop, HPE Integrity, HPE Moonshot, and HPE Edgeline products.

HPE provides mobility and Internet of Things solutions under the Aruba brand, which include Wi-Fi access points, switches, routers and sensors; cloud-based management, network management, network access control, analytics and assurance, and location services; and professional and support services, as well as as-a-service and consumption models for the intelligent edge portfolio of products.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise stock investors receive a 2.82% dividend. The $21 Raymond James target price is higher than the $18.16 consensus target and Monday’s close at $17.05 a share.

Intel

This legacy leader in semiconductors has continued working hard to focus more on Internet of Things and data center cloud spending. Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) designs, manufactures and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide.

The platforms are used in various computing applications, comprising notebooks, two-in-one systems, desktops, servers, tablets, smartphones, wireless and wired connectivity products, wearables, retail devices and manufacturing devices, as well as for retail, transportation, industrial, buildings, home use and other market segments.

The company announced in January it would invest up to $100 billion to build potentially the world’s largest chip-making complex in Ohio, looking to boost capacity as a global shortage of semiconductors affects everything from smartphones to automobiles.

Shareholders receive a 3.08% dividend. The Credit Suisse price target is $70, while the consensus target is just $54.08. Intel stock closed on Monday at $47.39.

Johnson & Johnson

With a diverse product base and an exceedingly popular and solid brand, this is among the most conservative big pharmaceutical plays, and vaccine demand could spike again. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) is one of the top market cap stocks in the health care sector and raised the dividend for shareholders this year for the 56th consecutive year.

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