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HP Reports Q1 Results

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- HP (NYSE:HPQ - News) today announced financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended Jan. 31, 2007, with net revenue of $25.1 billion, representing growth of 11% year-over-year, or 7% when adjusted for the effects of currency.

GAAP operating profit was $1.8 billion and GAAP diluted earnings per share (EPS) was $0.55 per share, up from $0.42 in the prior year period. Non-GAAP operating profit was $2.2 billion, with non-GAAP diluted EPS of $0.65, up from $0.48 in the prior year period. Non-GAAP financial information excludes $279 million of adjustments on an after-tax basis, or $0.10 per diluted share, related primarily to the amortization of purchased intangibles and in process research and development charges related to acquisitions. GAAP and non-GAAP financial information include all stock-based compensation expense in both current and prior year periods.

"HP delivered a strong first quarter, with improved margins and solid revenue growth across our businesses," said Mark Hurd, HP chairman and chief executive officer. "We have a lot of work and opportunities ahead of us. I am confident we can continue to execute with discipline and deliver a year of strong financial returns."

Hewlett-Packard Co.