Hewlett-Packard topped analysts' lowered estimates in its second quarter.
After market close Wednesday, the technology giant reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $356 million, or 18 cents per share. The results included the effects of a previously announced $155 million write-off, but excluded other one-time charges and amortization. First Call's survey of 16 analysts predicted a profit of 15 cents per share for HP's second quarter ended April 30. Full story. --Sergio G. Non, ZD Inter@ctive Investor