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Gartner Invest Research Community Vision: The Challenges and Opportunities HP Inc. Faces as It Prepares to Go It Alone

Published: 27 April 2015

ID: G00275091

Analyst(s): Neil MacDonald, Andrew Neff

Summary

After HP splits into two parts in November 2015, investors will initially hold positions in both companies. To address their queries about HP Inc. (the PC/printer arm), Gartner analysts assess the strengths and challenges facing the new entity in declining PC and printer markets.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Introduction
  • The Starting Point
    • A Change in Strategy
  • Gartner's Analysis
  • HP Inc.'s Consolidated Business
    • Background/Context
    • Overall Strengths and Challenges
    • Strategic Considerations
  • Personal Systems
    • Background/Context
    • Strengths and Challenges
    • Strategic Considerations
  • Printers
    • Background/Context
    • Strengths and Challenges
    • Strategic Considerations
  • Implications for Investors
    • What Investors Should Do

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