Hewlett-Packard Stock Hits New 52-Week Low (HPQ)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) hit a new 52-week low Friday as it is currently trading at $13.96, below its previous 52-week low of $14.02 with 10 million shares traded as of 12:46 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 26.6 million shares over the past 30 days.

Hewlett-Packard has a market cap of $27.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are down 44.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Hewlett-Packard Company and its subsidiaries provide products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Hewlett-Packard as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow, poor profit margins and generally high debt management risk. You can view the full Hewlett-Packard Ratings Report.

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