Since Hewlett-Packard's CEO Mark Hurd stepped down Friday, speculation has whirled about on everything from how the company will fare without him to how many millions he'll reap in severance and other perks and the exact details leading to his departure, after HP said he had falsified expense reports to conceal a relationship with a female contractor, who accused him of sexual harassment.
Due the the scandal's fallout, the stock has plummeted since Friday. On Monday, one analyst recommended it's a good time to acquire HP stocks to take advantage of the company's temporary weakness.
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Mark Hurd is walking away with severance and other grants worth an estimated $34.5 million—a number that could rise to more than $40 million, according to compensation experts.