Boston, MA, 04/11/2014 (usastockreport) – Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ)’s stock prices are doing well as the PC market share is showing improvement from last some time. HP computer shipments saw a growth of 4% as compared to last year when the numbers stood at 12.2 million. The report is covered with Gartner. Analysts at Gartner have initiated a buy rating on the stock. Analysts at Deutsche Bank also have a buy rating on the stock.
The PC market Share
As per the Gartner report the overall PC market is still growing at a slow pace. But as compared to the last year the market is showing good progress. The significant improvement is seen in the regions like EMEA. The growth in HP PC market share can be attributed to its IT hardware portfolio. Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) is well positioned to take advantage of the opportunities seem to be coming from the next phase if It. At the same time, the company has to deal with the underperforming segments as PCs and printers.
Free Windows 8 licenses
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is offering free Windows 8 licenses. The free licenses are applicable on the gadgets with a display size of 9 inches or smaller. This new offer by Microsoft is going to have a positive impact on the operating margins of the HP. The company can now have better margins on its range of tablets, phablets and phones by offering the products at comparatively lower prices. The company is getting more and more consumer-oriented and has, therefore, decided to venture into the 3D printing industry.
Turnaround is at corner
Hp is making all the efforts to enhance the growth in the coming time. HP is taking substantial measures to cut down costs. The turnaround can be seen in its positive margins in the last quarter. It came at a time when the company posted lower sales number. Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) is taking all the steps carefully so that it can work well to improve the margins.