Hewlett Packard

Qualcomm Joins the Competition for the Tablet Market

Qualcomm Joins the Competition for the Tablet Market

Filed under: Launches , Industry , Internet , Competitive Strategy , Apple Inc (AAPL) , QUALCOMM Inc (QCOM) , iPhone , Technology The chip competition for the iPhone and iTablet is incredibly fierce. A little company called Nvidia’s ( NVDA ) design won so far with its Tegra 2. Its shares are up almost 50% since December. Texas Instruments ( TXN ) is also a player in tablet chip market with its OMAP5 processor. Now, Qualcomm QCOM ) is joining the fray with its new APQ 8060 dual core Snapdragon processor . It allows for high definition and 3D video. Hewlett Packard is using it in its new “Touch Pad.” Continue reading Qualcomm Joins the Competition for the Tablet Market Qualcomm Joins the Competition for the Tablet Market originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Fri, 11 Feb 2011 14:40:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

Continue Reading »

Hewlett-Packard Upgraded to “Buy” at UBS (HPQ)

Filed in dividend, earnings, Gold Investment, Hewlett Packard, o, shares, target, ubs, upgrade by on January 11, 2011 0 Comments

PC and printer maker Hewlett-Packard Company ( HPQ ) on Tuesday saw its rating, price target, and earnings estimates all boosted by analysts at UBS. The firm said it upgraded HPQ from “Neutral” to “Buy” with a $52 price target. That target represents an expected 16% upside to the stock’s Monday closing price of $44.86. UBS also raised its earnings estimates for the company, noting that business spending should improve in 2011. Hewlett-Packard shares rose 54 cents, or +1.2%, in premarket trading Tuesday. The Bottom Line Shares of Hewlett Packard ( HPQ ) have a .71% dividend yield, based on last night’s closing stock price of $44.86. The stock has technical support in the $40-$42 price area. If the shares can firm up, we see overhead resistance around the $48 price level. Hewlett-Packard Company ( HPQ ) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks , as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here .

Continue Reading »

Apple: Stock of the Year

Apple: Stock of the Year

Things were a lot easier when I was kid. Back then, all you needed was a pair of Jack Purcells and mood ring to fit in. Today, it’s an expensive pair of Nikes and some sort of iThingy. At least, that’s the case in my house— where my kids had been pestering me all year for the latest electronic gadget sprung from the minds of the folks at Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ). And this year, my kids hit the trifecta. Against my better judgment, all three of them got an iTouch… which drives me up the wall, since they would rather fiddle with them than do practically anything else… I’ll be honest; it gives me a great deal of delight to confiscate them all for even the smallest infraction. But I am comforted to know they won’t be eating alone at the “nerd table” in the cafeteria when they go to school. In this case, it was something of a tradeoff, as Apple products seemed to be everywhere I looked this Christmas: from iPods to iTune gift cards, my family was certainly doing its part to keep Apple at the top of the stock charts. In that regard, we were just one family among millions… Stock of the Year That’s why, when it came time to choose my Stock of the Year, Apple Inc. was at the top of the list. Edging out a…

Continue Reading »

Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO), Dell (NASDAQ:DELL), Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ) Growth Estimates Slashed by JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM)

Citing competition from alternatives to PC’s like Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad, growth estimates for companies like Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO), Dell (NASDAQ:DELL) and Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ) were cut by JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM). JPMorgan analyst Mark Moskowitz said, “Given the recent enterprise trend- line, we do not expect any ‘big boom’ quarter in the near to mid-term. While we believe Cisco Systems

Continue Reading »