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Focus Stock of the Week

HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY (HPQ)
This week’s Focus Stock of the Week is HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY (HPQ: $33.60), which carries S&P Capital IQ’s highest investment recommendation of 5-STARS, or Strong Buy. Our Strong Buy recommendation reflects our view the PC demand is nearing a trough following a steep correction in early calendar year 2015, our belief that the pending split of the company will unlock significant shareholder value, and what we view as an attractive valuation...
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Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals
Our fundamental outlook for the S&P Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals sub-industry for the next 12 months is positive. We think personal computer (PC) sales have begun to stabilize and see less pronounced pressures related to the cannibalization on lower priced tablet devices...
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