NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- As predicted, HP (HPQ - Get Report) felt the effects of a tough macro economy when it reported its latest quarterly resultson Wednesday. The Dow component, however, still needs to get its own house in order.
Weighed down by declining PC and printer sales, HP missed analysts' top-line estimate. While there was no great surprise here following rival Dell's (DELL - Get Report) underwhelming second-quarter numbers this week, the results have once again thrust a spotlight on HP's PC business.
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