3. As of noon trading, Hewlett-Packard ( HPQ) is down $0.54 (-1.9%) to $27.64 on light volume. Thus far, 4.6 million shares of Hewlett-Packard exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 14.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $27.64-$28.20 after having opened the day at $28.16 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.18.

Hewlett-Packard Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides 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 $54.0 billion and is part of the computer hardware industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 0.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Hewlett-Packard a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Hewlett-Packard as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Hewlett-Packard Ratings Report now.

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