Hewlett-Packard beat Wall Street earnings estimates this quarter, lead by strong notebook sales growth.
HP reported third-quarter earnings of $2.03 billion, or 86 cents per share, excluding one-time charges. Analysts were expecting earnings of 83 cents per share. The company's third-quarter results reflect 14 percent growth over the same quarter a year ago, when HP reported earnings of $1.78 billion and 66 cents per share.
There were fears leading up to the announcement that slowing demand for PCs in Western nations and a strengthening dollar could mean HP had peaked this year already. But HP is forecasting … Read more