Tuesday, August 23, 2011

HP Breakup Looming With Cheapest Technology Valuation: Real M&A - Businessweek

More HP scenario analysis

“The number of people that could pay at least $55 billion is extremely small,” Kelleher, an analyst at Argus in New York, said in a telephone interview. “Most people feel the value of all these assets is going to go down.”

Fiduciary Trust’s Mullaney says Hewlett-Packard, which has lost almost half its value since Hurd left a year ago, must consider all options to help shareholders recoup their money.

“You can pretty much take a look at the stock price, look at when Hurd exited, and then look at now,” he said. “It’s pretty straightforward. Something’s not working.”

HP Breakup Looming With Cheapest Technology Valuation: Real M&A - Businessweek

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