The case for buying Hewlett-Packard ahead of its split, The Edge reveals valuation

The case for buying Hewlett-Packard ahead of its split, The Edge reveals valuation By David Pett, Financial Post. The proposed split of Hewlett-Packard Co.’s personal computer and printer businesses could result in significant upside to the company’s current share price, says a new report by The Edge Consulting Group. The PC business has fallen behind mobile computing at a time when consumers are migrating to smartphones and tablets. Last year, Hewlett-Packard lost its place as the largest PC maker to Lenovo Group Ltd., the Edge report said. “Hence, we believe the split of the personal-computer and printer businesses (to be known as HP Inc)...