NEW YORK, Nov 16- When Carly Fiorina started at Hewlett-Packard Co in July 1999, one of her first acts as chief executive officer was to start buying back the company's shares. By the time she was ousted in 2005, HP had snapped up $14 billion of its stock, more than its $12 billion in profits during that time. Following him, Leo Apotheker bought back $10 billion in shares...
LONDON, Sept 25- Hewlett-Packard Co was made aware of practices at Autonomy, including hardware sales and growth rates boosted by different accounting rules, before it bought the firm for $11 billion in an ill-fated deal, according to founder Mike Lynch. HP is suing Lynch, and former Autonomy finance director Sushovan Hussain, in London for damages of about $5.1...
Two of Hewlett-Packard's most powerful executives, until they were sidelined by CEO Meg Whitman, are preparing to leave the company soon.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 3- Hewlett-Packard offered a 2013 earnings outlook on Wednesday that underscored slow progress on CEO Meg Whitman's turnaround plan and decelerating technology spending worldwide, sending its shares to a nine-year low.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 3- Hewlett-Packard o ffered a 2013 earnings outlook on Thursday that underscored slow progress on CEO Meg Whitman's turnaround plan and decelerating technology spending worldwide, sending its shares to a nine-year low.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 3- Hewlett-Packard Chief Executive Meg Whitman on Wednesday blamed unprecedented executive turnover in past years for dragging out the turnaround of the sprawling Silicon Valley computing giant.
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CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the latest details from Hewlett-Packard's conference call and its "operational execution" problems, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on leaks coming from the HP's board, and what is causing the drastic drop in Morgan Stanley's stock.
The mystery isn’t why Hewlett-Packard is likely to part ways with its chief executive, Léo Apotheker, after just a year in the job. It’s why he was hired in the first place. The New York Times reports.
Rob Enderle, Enderle Group, says the leaks coming from HP are driving premature decisions and may be limiting choices for the board. Also, the Fast Money traders weigh in with the play on the stock.
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