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As a shareholder and former beneficiary of The HP Way, here is why:Fact is that if Dave & Bill had customers, employees and communities in mind first. Profit and growth were mere extensions.By paying as you grow, Bill & Dave had no need to rely on investors for loans and saddled with debts like today: Goodwill: 14.85bCurrent Liabilities: 25.18b (18.1b act payable)Long Term Debt: 6.73b"Other Liabilities": 4.04bTOTAL LIABILITIESL $35.95bLordy Irene, how many years Carl expects HP to pay off the $35,947,000,000 and to write off the $14,850,000,000 of ILL WILL?
Here is the reset of the picture you idiot. 31-Oct-02 31-Oct-01 31-Oct-00 Equity 36,262,000 13,953,000 14,209,000 Assets 70,710,000 32,584,000 34,009,000
According to the following Yahoo link, HP is expected to average earnings of $1.15/shthis year and $1.41/sh next year. In the example you gave the company would have noearnings.Xttp://finance.yahoo.com/q/ae?s=HPQ