Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) is mulling over to finish an accord to resell high-end storage computers from Violin Memory Inc, in a primary blow to the corporation as it plans for an IPO.
Hewlett-Packard, world’s biggest PC maker which supplies server computers, data storage gadgets and networking equipment to businesses, has been reselling Violin’s solid-state storage machines, which can rapidly crunch big amounts of data, working with Hewlett- Packard’s servers.
The company is ending the partnership in favor of its own 3PAR storage gadgets. Hewlett-Packard spokeswoman Mary Camarata reported in a e-mail on Friday that HP 3PAR was their strategic platform
Shifting reader’s focus to broader market, let us consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. Silicon Graphics International Corp (NASDAQ:SGI) fell -1.96% to settle at $7.49, RadiSys Corporation (NASDAQ:RSYS) moved down -0.66% to end at $3.02 while Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) dropped -3.04% to finish at $18.04 on Friday.
Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) last session’s volume of 20.83 million shares was surprisingly lower than its average volume of 30.84 million shares. The stock after opening at $14.78 hit high price of $14.80 and then closed at $14.48 by scoring -2.16%.
The liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 1.12 as current ratio and on the other side the debt to equity ratio was 0.94 and long-term debt to equity ratio remained at 0.76. The Company had total cash of $9.53 billion at hand and a book value per share as $16.07 in the most recent quarter.
The stock’s price volatility was 2.11% for a week and 3.48% for a month as well as price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.46 and its beta remained at 1.04.
HPQ generated revenue of $122.52 billion in the previous twelve months. The Company showed a negative -4.54% in the net profit margin as well as in its operating margin which remained at -3.08%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five years was 6.78%.
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