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- Who is the player?
HP Inc. is a US-based multinational information technology company that develops and markets personal computers, imaging and printing products, as well as related technologies, solutions and services. The company was established in 2015 following the split of The Hewlett-Packard Company into two new entities. With a market share of 31% in worldwide PC sales as of Q3 2018, HP remains the world's top-selling computer manufacturer. [...]
- What are the player's strategies?
As global demand for PCs stabilised in 2017 and 2018, thanks in particular to growing shipments in the commercial segment and growing demand for gaming PCs, HP aims to strengthen its market position and profit from any further rebound in demand by expanding and renewing its product portfolio in line with changing consumer trends and fast-paced innovation. The company also aims to extend its product and service line-up in the solidly-growing printing segment, which accounted for roughly 36% of its revenues and was among its main growth drivers in 2018. […]
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
Broad technology portfolio spanning personal computers, imaging and printing-related products and services
World-leading position in printing business, with solid leadership in A4 printing segment […]
US market accounts for a sizeable share of total revenues (35% in 2018)
More volatile PC segment accounts for bulk of revenues (64% in 2018) […]
- What is the player's financial position?
The financial indicators presented 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.