2. As of noon trading, Hewlett-Packard ( HPQ) is down $1.48 (-6.6%) to $20.84 on heavy volume Thus far, 29.1 million shares of Hewlett-Packard exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 26.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $20.61-$21.27 after having opened the day at $20.99 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $22.32.

Hewlett-Packard Company and its subsidiaries provide products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers, small-and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. Hewlett-Packard has a market cap of $43.2 billion and is part of the computer hardware industry. Shares are up 56.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Hewlett-Packard as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Hewlett-Packard Ratings Report now.

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