Instant view: HP's Q4 beats Street view, shares bounce
(Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard's quarterly results beat Wall Street's expectations, while a weak 2012 earnings forecast underscores how the technology giant is heading into a choppy year.
BRIAN MARSHALL, ANALYST, ISI GROUP
"They reported a pretty solid quarter. It was pretty well rounded across the board."
SHAW WU, ANALYST, STERNE AGEE
"They've really had a strong quarter. There's a bit of a relief rally going on.
"So far so good. This is definitely a solid start. The turnaround efforts: the first decision was keeping the PC business, and it helped the quarter."
MICHAEL YOSHIKAMI, YCMNET ADVISORS
"I would describe the numbers as stabilization. This is the first quarter in a long time there has not been a drastic change or announcement. Continued...