Assignment type: Individual
Mubashar Javaid Chaudhry
Submitted on: 07/01/2013
Faculty of Business, Environment and Society
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Hewlett- Packard, also known as HP, co-founded by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard in 1947, is a multinational American IT company that offers various products such as laptops, desktops, monitors, accessories, printers, ink and toners, scanners and calculators to small and medium sized businesses, households, as well as large enterprises. HP is currently listed on NYSE (New York Stock Exchange), trading under the ticker HPQ, headquartered in Palo Alto, California, U.S.A. HP is well-known PC manufacturer worldwide, and specializes in developing computing technologies such as data storage, networking hardware, building software solutions for companies and consulting services around its products and partner services. HP has been facing tough competition from IBM, Cisco systems, Dell, Western Digital, Sun Microsystems, Zink imaging and ScienceLogic. It has been actively involved in mergers and acquisitions, such as merger with Compaq in 2002, acquisition of EDS (2008), 3COM (2009) and Palm (2010), resulting in higher revenues, increased market share and providing wider range of products to globalized market. HP organization’s culture is focused on corporate values such as trust, high level of achievement, Integrity, teamwork, flexibility and innovation. The objective of this project is to analyze HP from both fundamental and technical perspective. Various tools will be used to analyze stock price movements and conclude whether HP is good buy or not. 2. Technical Analysis
In this section, we will use various technical tools to analyze HP...