Exclusive extracts from this 24-page-long report:
- Who is the player?
While HP's roots date back to 1939, HP Inc. was created in October 2015, following the split of HP into two independent companies: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company and HP Inc. [...]
- What are the player's strategies?
As of the end of 2016, HP had a 19.4% volume share of the PC market (267.9m units and $333bn or ~€300bn in value) and has continued to strengthen its market share “growing much faster than the big four” in recent years. This was due to a product streamlining and “hyper-segmentation” initiative rolled out a few years ago designed to reposition its PC business in the high-end tier of the market. […]
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
Growing PC market share over the past three years with double-digit growth in both consumer and commercial lines in the last fiscal year (2017)
Solid position in the A4 printing market […]
Deteriorating profitability since 2014
Slow growth in desktop computers and consumer printing hardware in 2017 […]
- What is the player's financial position?
The financial indicators included in the report include: Consolidated net revenues, Consolidated operating income and margin, Consolidated net profit and margin, R&D spending and ratio, Sales by segment, Sales performance by segment, Sales by region, Sales performance by region, Profitability ratios, Liquidity ratios, Solvency ratios and Free cash flow and capital expenditure.