Hewlett-Packard: From A Garage To The Top Of The World, But Is It Worth An Investment?
By Rupert Nicholson:Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) is an American multinational company, primarily engaged in the information technology sector. It was founded in a garage in Palo Alto by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard in 1939. The company sells a variety of products ranging from data storage to cameras. It is also the world's leading PC manufacturer. Its main competitors include IBM (IBM) and Dell (DELL).As of 2011, Hewlett-Packard had total assets of $129.51 billion, and a total equity of $38.62 billion. It recorded annual revenue of $127.24 billion, as well as an operating income of $9.67 billion, and a net income of $7.07 billion.
To Invest Or Not To Invest That Is The Question
Hewlett-Packard has one of the strongest brands in the world. According to Millward Brown BrandZ Survey, Hewlett-Packard's brand is the 26th highest in the world with a value of $22.898 billion. Hewlett-Packard also has one of the most loyalComplete Story »