Hewlett-Packard's earnings and outlook topped analysts' expectations, which CEO Meg Whitman attributed to a better-than-expected performance in enterprise services and printing.
"I am encouraged by our performance in the second quarter, and I feel good about the rest of the year," Whitman said.
HP shares jumped more than 10 percent after the report. (Click here for the latest after-hours quote.)
Net income slid 32 percent to $1.08 billion, or 55 cents a share, in the fiscal second quarter, from $1.59 billion, or 80 cents a share, in the year-earlier period.
Excluding items, earnings fell to 87 cents a share from 98 cents a share a year ago.
Revenue declined 10 percent to $27.58 billion.