SAN FRANCISCO – Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday said it expects adjusted profit in the range of $3.55 to $3.75 a share in fiscal year 2014. Analysts polled by FactSet on average were expecting the Palo Alto, Calif.-based company to post an adjusted profit of $3.62 a share. H-P published its forecast as the company held its meeting with securities analyst. During the meeting , H-P Chief Executive Meg Whitman also pointed to “pockets of growth” fiscal year 2014 when she said H-P expects revenue to stabilize. H-P shares were up nearly 6% in afternoon trades.
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