We Are Late to the Party, but Not Too Late

It might seem rather untimely to be recommending Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) now. The stock has been a stellar performer this year, and the job of Real Money contributors is to help you be ahead of the curve, not to be part of the "amen" chorus. So, while acknowledging that we missed the initial liftoff, we also believe that there is still considerably more opportunity ahead for Hewlett-Packard.

Part of the reason for this is that Hewlett-Packard's re-emergence has been quite recent. Up until two quarters ago, we were very concerned that Hewlett-Packard was broken, that there would be more bad news on the horizon, and that unless the company fixed its balance sheet there was real risk to the franchise. Many worried that key long-time customers and employees would flee this storied Silicon Valley enterprise. ...327 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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