Principles of Finance Module 1

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Write a two to three page paper discussing what you find interesting about this company, and whether or not you think this company will have a successful future. The Company that I am interested in is HP. I find it interesting because it is the only electronics hardware that I use as far as computer and printers. I have never had problem with their equipment and upgrade every three years. The company’s website is The company was established back in 1930’s. Get to the company's web site, into the "investors relations" section and provide some financial highlights of your company for the past year. Indicate which stock exchange the company is listed on and what was the past 12 month rate of return (% gain or loss) to investors who bought shares of this company a year ago and sold the shares yesterday. This rate of return is called the one-year Holding Period Return, or HPR. Also state what is the most recent price of the shares on the company? In addition discuss briefly some information about the top management team including the CEO and CFO.  If there are any issues involved with the company that relate to the issues discussed in the case assignment, mention them briefly as well.

Stock Quote
Top of FormBottom of Form HPQ (Common Stock) |
Price| 40.70| Change| - 0.38|
Volume| 13,267,524| % Change| 0.93%|
Intraday High| 41.04| 52 Week High| 54.75|
Intraday Low| 40.52| 52 Week Low| 37.32|
Today's Open| 41.00| Currency| US Dollar|
Previous Close| 41.08| Exchange| NYSE|

Stock Chart
Top of FormBottom of Form|
 | Qtr (04/11)| Qtr (07/11)| FY (10/11)| FY (10/12)| Average Estimate | $1.21 | $1.23 | $5.24 | $5.70 |
Number of Analysts| 32| 31...
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