Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) option implied volatility indicates average Risk into California AG investigation

September 8, 2006 8:21 AM EDT
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Price: $29.21 -3.12%

Rating Summary:
    9 Buy, 23 Hold, 5 Sell

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    Up: 12 | Down: 17 | New: 16
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Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) : HPQ is trading at $35.40 in pre-open trading, near its close of $35.42. SBSH say's "we believe HPQ may be able to reduce costs by an additional $2 billion during the coming 2-3 years." The California attorney general office is investigating HPQ's spying on HPQ's directors & journalists phone-records. HPQ over all option implied volatility of 29 is near its 6-month average of 31 according to Track Data, suggesting non-directional price risks. Paul Foster

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