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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 20- Hewlett-Packard Co posted a surprise increase in quarterly revenue after sales from its personal computer division climbed 12 percent, but a flat to declining performance from its other units underscored the company's uphill battle to revive growth.
Companies making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 20- Hewlett-Packard Co is in a better position today to make acquisitions than in the past year, given its $4.7 billion in net cash and as it evaluates its overall cloud software capability, Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman said in an interview.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 20- Hewlett-Packard Co posted a surprise increase in quarterly revenue after revenue from its personal computer division climbed 12 percent, but flat to declining revenue in its other units underscored the company's uphill battle to revive growth. Wall Street analysts, on average, had forecast a modest drop in revenue to $27.01 billion.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 20- Hewlett-Packard Co posted a surprise increase in quarterly revenue, as it works through an internal overhaul aimed at cutting costs and re-orienting the sprawling computing company. HP recorded sales of $27.6 billion in its fiscal third quarter, ended July, up 1 percent from $27.2 billion a year earlier.
Ross Gerber of Gerber Kawasaki, and Arik Hesseldahl, Re/code senior editor, provide instant analysis to quarterly numbers by Hewlett-Packard.
HP reported quarterly revenue that topped projections as it works through an internal overhaul aimed at cutting costs.
Hewlett-Packard is reporting EPS of $0.89 ex-items on revenue of $27.59 billion, with CNBC's David Faber.
FMHR trader Dr. J is confident Hewlett-Packard has more room to run, while Mike Murphy is a bear on the stock.
Aug 20- Silver Lake Partners LP and Bain Capital LLC are among the buyout firms vying to acquire Shutterfly Inc, an online photo-sharing services provider with a market value of $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
Wall Street was seen opening lower on Wednesday, with minutes from the latest Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in focus.
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Cisco's strong quarterly earnings might provide an opportunity for investors, the "Fast Money" traders say.
The data storage market appears poised to start consolidating. Hightail has hired RBC Capital Markets as it engages in talks to be acquired, said sources.
*Gemalto to buy SafeNet from PE firm Vector Capital. PARIS, Aug 8- Gemalto NV, the digital security company that makes smart chips for mobile phones, bank cards and biometric passports, is to buy U.S.-based data protection specialist SafeNet for $890 million, it said on Friday, in a move set to boost its earnings and reach.
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