HP rumored to be considering company "break up"

By Rick ยท 4 replies
Feb 6, 2013
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  1. In 2011, former CEO Leo Apotheker proposed jettisoning HP's iconic PC business -- a division which suffers from notoriously anemic profit margins -- in an attempt to return HP to greater profitability. Although Apotheker's successor, Meg Whitman, canned that idea,...

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  2. HP needs to be broken up and add EL in the middle. Aren't the to ones who mentioned they would steal Dell's customers? Well, I've had 2 HP's in 3 years and both have died. A DV9843 and A DV7 -6100 series.
  3. Cota

    Cota TS Enthusiast Posts: 513   +8

    Awww bohoo, let me play you a song for you.

    HP has been doing the same mistakes over and over and over, and yet they spec new results, that's called insanity, and I don't think no one would discuss the level of incompetence they had been going on.

    Seems like almost all companies and consumers are in the turd train these days :\
  4. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,215   +177

    I'm not really surprised. Their workstations are running on thin margins for profit, their laptops are of good workmanship at best, and their printers are reliable products but easily matched by other manufacturers. The only area that they're still excellent in is with their server line. (Which they took from Compaq / Digitial.)

    Hmm, makes me wonder though... They're a good company on the whole. If they on the turn around their stocks might be low enough to buy now.
  5. SalaSSin

    SalaSSin TS Booster Posts: 149   +58

    Sure, but what if they break up the company, and the stock you bought is for the now empty holding structure?

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