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(IBM) IBM Misses Earnings/Revenue in First Quarter

IBM (IBM) missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for the first time in years during its first quarter. Years!

The computing powerhouse also missed on the top line, in a quarterly performance that is sure to add to growing concerns...

2May2013 | | Comments Off on (IBM) IBM Misses Earnings/Revenue in First Quarter | Continued

(IBM) Into the Heart of First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview

There is an air of disappointment in the market about the ongoing Q1 earnings season. Some of it is justified. After all, what else should investors think when companies like IBM (IBM) and GE (GE)...

22Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (IBM) Into the Heart of First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview | Continued

(HPQ) Hewlett-Packard’s Bond with Asian Airlines Grows

Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) recently announced that its Enterprise Services unit will provide information technology (IT) support to a Chinese aviation technology provider TravelSky Technology Ltd. TravelSky provides IT solutions to...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (HPQ) Hewlett-Packard’s Bond with Asian Airlines Grows | Continued

(IBM) The Market Now Moves Into the Heart of the First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview

There is an air of disappointment in the market about the ongoing Q1 earnings season. Some of it is justified. After all, what else should investors think when companies like IBM (IBM) and GE (GE)...

19Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (IBM) The Market Now Moves Into the Heart of the First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview | Continued

(HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Inks eHospital Deal

HP Enterprise Services UK Ltd., a subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ), revealed that it has entered into an agreement to provide technical support to the Cambridge University Hospital of NHS foundation trust. The deal, worth...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Inks eHospital Deal | Continued

(IGT) International Game Technology Offers Mobile Games to Mr. Green

International Game Technology (IGT) is set to expand its mobile game offerings to Mr. Green, a Swedish online casino operator. Mr. Green will have access to IGT’s wide array of free-to-play and real-money casino style games through...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (IGT) International Game Technology Offers Mobile Games to Mr. Green | Continued

(IBM) International Business Machines Invests in Flash Technology

International Business Machines (IBM) is pushing deep into flash technology in order to gain a stronghold over the Big Data market. In a recently announced strategic initiative, IBM stated that it will spend $1.0 billion...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (IBM) International Business Machines Invests in Flash Technology | Continued

(IGT) International Game Technology to Showcase New Games

International Game Technology (IGT) will showcase its upcoming games and systems at the Indian Gaming 2013 Tradeshow and Convention from Mar 26-27 in Phoenix, Ariz. IGT will display its full product portfolio that...

28Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (IGT) International Game Technology to Showcase New Games | Continued

(HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Focuses on Analytics Business

After strengthening its position in the personal computing, server and cloud computing segments, HP Enterprise Management & Analytics, a division of Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ), has recently rolled out a service specially targeted...

21Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Focuses on Analytics Business | Continued

(HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Seals a Deal with Teradyne

Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) recently announced to have sealed a deal with automatic test equipment manufacturer Teradyne Inc. (TER) for an undisclosed sum. Per the deal...

18Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Seals a Deal with Teradyne | Continued

(IBM) The Cheesecake Factory Adopts IBM’s Solution

International Business Machines Corp (IBM) announced that it has deployed its Big Data analytics solutions at The Cheesecake Factory Inc (CAKE), which operates a...

4Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (IBM) The Cheesecake Factory Adopts IBM’s Solution | Continued

(HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Joins Up with Persistent

Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) inked a strategic agreement with Persistent Systems. The deal fits Persistent Systems’ intention to expand its IP portfolio and will also further enhance its expertise in PC Lifecycle Management...

1Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Joins Up with Persistent | Continued

(HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Offers New Solution and Printers

Technology giant Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) is determined to leave no stone unturned in its pursuit of growth. In another attempt to diversify away from its PC-centric business, the company has recently come up with a new business process...

25Feb2013 | | Comments Off on (HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Offers New Solution and Printers | Continued

(HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Enterprise to Axe German Arm

The ongoing turbulence in its business operations has forced PC giant Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) to opt for major restructuring activities. Recently, H-P announced its decision to reorganize its Enterprise Services business by way of...

17Feb2013 | | Comments Off on (HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Enterprise to Axe German Arm | Continued

(IBM) Mondelez International and IBM Extend Partnership

Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) (formally known as Kraft Foods Inc), and International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) recently announced that they will extend...

1Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (IBM) Mondelez International and IBM Extend Partnership | Continued

(IBM) International Business Machines Shares Reiterated at Neutral

We reiterate our Neutral recommendation on International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) primarily due to its sluggish top-line performance over the last two quarters. Moreover, tepid g

1Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (IBM) International Business Machines Shares Reiterated at Neutral | Continued

(IBM) Housing Gives Market Boost

Concerns about the earnings outlook in the Tech sector following the less-than-positive reports from IBM (IBM) and Intel (INTC) after the close on Tuesday will likely...

29Oct2012 | | Comments Off on (IBM) Housing Gives Market Boost | Continued

(IBM) International Business Machines’ Brazil Expansion Continues

Consistent with its expansion policy in growth markets, tech giant International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) recently announced that it has opened three new branches in Brazil. The three new offices, located in the...

23Oct2012 | | Comments Off on (IBM) International Business Machines’ Brazil Expansion Continues | Continued

(IBM) IBM Third Quarter Earnings Preview

IBM Corp. (IBM) is all set to report its third quarter results on October 16, 2012, after the markets close. IBM has posted an average earnings surprise of 3.04% over the trailing four quarters. We don’t expect a...

14Oct2012 | | Comments Off on (IBM) IBM Third Quarter Earnings Preview | Continued

(HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Projects Dull 2013

Computer maker Hewlett-Packard Company’s (HPQ) CEO Meg Whitman rang an alarm for investors as she announced that fiscal 2013 earnings may be expected to plunge over 10%.

The discouraging outlook also included possibilities...

10Oct2012 | | Comments Off on (HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Projects Dull 2013 | Continued

(IBM) International Business Machines Expands in Turkey and Poland

In accordance with its expansionary policy, IT major International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) recently opened a couple of new branch offices in Turkey and Poland. The new offices are expected to boost its presence...

8Oct2012 | | Comments Off on (IBM) International Business Machines Expands in Turkey and Poland | Continued

(HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Company Layoff Projection Rises by 2,000

Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) is moving inline with the global downsizing trend and announced its plans to retrench an additional 2000 employees to save costs. CEO Meg Whitman has been restructuring operations to boost company’s...

18Sep2012 | | Comments Off on (HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Company Layoff Projection Rises by 2,000 | Continued

(HPQ) H-P Introduces Four Multi-Touch PCs

After announcing three new PCs just a week back, the world’s largest PC-maker Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) is planning to heat up the market with four multi-touch PCs. The new all-in-one (central processing unit and speaker embedded...

11Sep2012 | | Comments Off on (HPQ) H-P Introduces Four Multi-Touch PCs | Continued

(HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Unveils PCs with Windows 8

The world’s largest PC-maker Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) is planning to arouse consumer interest with three new PCs (one hybrid and two Ultrabooks) this holiday season. Apart from some stunning features, the new offering will be available...

4Sep2012 | | Comments Off on (HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Unveils PCs with Windows 8 | Continued

(HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Wins Government Deal

The U.S. Government departments have started making fresh investments in technology. A case in point would be a $41.0 million deal win by Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) from the State of Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS)....

29Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Wins Government Deal | Continued

(HPQ) Hewlett-Packard’s EPS and Revenue Slump in Third Quarter

Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) reported third quarter 2012 earnings per share (EPS) of $1.00, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny. But revenue and earnings declined considerably compared to the prior year quarter.

Shares...

27Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (HPQ) Hewlett-Packard’s EPS and Revenue Slump in Third Quarter | Continued

(IBM) IBM to Buy Texas Memory Systems

To strengthen its storage capabilities and expand its product portfolio in the solid state device (“SSD”) storage solutions segment, IBM Corp. (IBM) is set to acquire Texas Memory Systems, a privately-held flash memory solutions...

18Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (IBM) IBM to Buy Texas Memory Systems | Continued

(IBM) International Business Machines Reports Mixed Second Quarter – Outlook Up

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) reported earnings of $3.51 per share in the second quarter of 2012, striding ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 9 cents. Earnings increased 13.6% on a year-over-year...

13Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (IBM) International Business Machines Reports Mixed Second Quarter – Outlook Up | Continued

(IBM) U.S. Jobless Claims Swing Back Higher

The weekly Jobless Claims data this morning completely erased the strong gains from last week and then some, which makes one wonder about the underlying health of the U.S. labor market. But irrespective of how one interprets the week-to-week volatility in this series, all agree that the economy has...

23Jul2012 | | Comments Off on (IBM) U.S. Jobless Claims Swing Back Higher | Continued

(HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Reports Mixed Second Quarter Numbers

Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) reported second quarter 2012 earnings per share (EPS) of 98 cents, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 91 cents. Also, the quarter’s result came above the company’s guidance range of 88...

28May2012 | | Comments Off on (HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Reports Mixed Second Quarter Numbers | Continued