Source: Seeking Alpha
Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ)
Q3 2014 Earnings Conference Call
August 20, 2014 05:00 PM ET
Rob Binns – VP, IR
Meg Whitman – President and CEO
Cathie Lesjak – EVP and CFO
Katy Huberty – Morgan Stanley
Toni Sacconaghi – Sanford Bernstein
Rod Hall – JPMorgan
Jim Suva – Citigroup
Benjamin Reitzes – Barclays
Maynard Um – Wells Fargo
Shannon Cross – Cross Research
Steve Milunovich – UBS
Bill Shope – Goldman Sachs
Amit Daryanani – RBC Capital Markets
Sherri Scribner – Deutsche Bank
Keith Bachman – Bank of Montreal
Aaron Rakers – Stifel Nicolaus
Good day, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the Third Quarter 2014 Hewlett-Packard Earnings Conference Call. My name is Lesley and I’ll be your conference moderator for today. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. We will be facilitating a question-and-answer session towards the end of the conference. (Operator Instructions). As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes.
I would now like to turn the presentation over to your host for today’s call, Mr. Rob Binns, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please proceed.
Good afternoon. Welcome to our third quarter 2014 earnings conference call, with Meg Whitman, HP’s Chief Executive Officer and Cathie Lesjak, HP’s Chief Financial Officer. Before handing the call over to Meg, let me remind you that this call is being webcast. A replay of the webcast will be made available shortly after the call for approximately one year. Some information provided during this call may include forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. If the risks or uncertainties ever materialize or the assumptions prove incorrect, the results of HP may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.
All statements other than statements of historical facts are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements, including but not limited to any projections of revenue, margins, expenses, earnings, earnings per share, HP’s effective tax rate, cash flows, share repurchase, currency exchange rates or any other financial items, any statements of the plans, strategies and objectives of management for future operations, and any statements concerning the expected development, performance, market share, or competitive performance relating to products or services.