The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, and Abbott Laboratories, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.
When your stock is trading at just 4 times earnings estimates for the next year, you'd think that the share price couldn't get much lower -- but Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) is proving to be the ultimate value MOREPaul R. La Monica - Sep 27, 2012 1:01 PM ET
Dell is in a world of hurt.
The PC maker reported sales that missed forecasts and cut its outlook for the current quarter. The fact that Dell (DELL) beat earnings estimates was shrugged off by investors, who want to see the company ramp up its mobile efforts.
When it comes to the hottest mobile gadget, Apple (AAPL) is clearly the dominating force, with the iPad. Dell and its rival Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) need MORECatherine Tymkiw - Aug 22, 2012 11:10 AM ET
Running the fiscally challenged state of California might have been an easier task for Meg Whitman than trying to turn around Hewlett-Packard.
That's what she would be doing right now if she hadn't lost the Golden State gubernatorial race to Jerry Brown in 2010. Alas, she has to "settle" for the more lucrative but arguably more thankless job as CEO of troubled HP.
Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) shares are down nearly 25% this year, MOREPaul R. La Monica - Jun 27, 2012 1:00 PM ET
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