Hewlett-Packard: financial analysis Q1-2012

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A financial analysis of Hewlett-Packard, discussing their latest figures. (First quarter of 2012).

Firstly giving a quick history of the company, then discussing some ratios. After which i’ll try to give some possible reasons why Hewlett-Packard isn’t doing so good rigt now. And finally I will give you my advice about buying their stocks.

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Hewlett-Packard: financial analysis Q1-2012

  1. 1. Hewlett-Packard Financial analysis First quarter 2012
  2. 2. Overview:• Introduction• Financial analysis – Key figures & ratios• Possible explanations – CEO’s – Stock chart• Conclusion• sources
  3. 3. History of Hewlett-Packard:• Founded in 1939: – By Bill Hewlett & Dave Packard – In Palo Alto• Core business (from 1966) : – Computers
  4. 4. Financial analysis:• Revenue• Ratios: – Debt / equity ratio – Current ratio – Quick ratio – Interest coverage ratio
  5. 5. Revenu growth:
  6. 6. Ratios:
  7. 7. Interest coverage ratio:
  8. 8. Possible explanations:• Fast switching of CEO’s• Bad choices in product range – By comparing to competitors• Failed strategy – By comparing to competitors
  9. 9. CEO’s:• Mark Hurd: – fired august 9, 2010• Leo Apotheker: – From: september 30, 2010 – Till: september 22, 2011• Meg Whitman: – From: september 22, 2011 – ongoing
  10. 10. Bad choice in Product range reflected in stock price: compared to Apple
  11. 11. Failed strategy reflected in stock prices: compared to IBM
  12. 12. conclusion• Looking for safe investments?  do not invest• Willing to take a risk?  invest
  13. 13. Thank you for watching my slidecastHewlett Packard: Financial analysis Q1 2012By: Duson Joris
  14. 14. Sources:• http://www.hp.com/• https://www.wikinvest.com/• http://www.nytimes.com/• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hewlett-Packard• http://www.informationweek.com/news/hard ware/data_centers/231602011

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