back to article HPEeeeeek! Our sales have been decimated by worldwide slowdown, trade wars, say execs

HPE tried to make the best of a rough quarter and year as the enterprise IT giant turned in lackluster numbers for fiscal 2019. On Monday, executives blamed a slowing worldwide market for hardware and ongoing trade wars for the nearly 10 per cent slump in sales revenues over the last three months, but remained optimistic for …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Not looking good

    Revenue and income down, EPS up, and Carl Icahn circling?

    Sell now!

    1. Sandtitz Silver badge
      Facepalm

      Re: Not looking good

      "Carl Icahn circling?"

      Icahn is circiling HP & Xerox. This article is about HPE.

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Not looking good

      Icahn's in HP Ink to the tune of US$1bn and wants to push the merger with Xerox - I'm not aware of any significant involvement in HPE.

  2. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

    Bingo

    "I am confident in our ability to drive sustainable, profitable growth as we continue to shift our portfolio to higher-value, software-defined solutions and execute our pivot to offering everything as a service by 2022, Our strategy to deliver an edge-to-cloud platform-as-a -service is unmatched in the industry."

    1. confused and dazed
      FAIL

      Re: Bingo

      nope - I didn't see blockchain or autonomous

      1. TheDrunkenBakers

        Re: Bingo

        Nope, no machine learning or AI too. Very poor.

  3. Imhotep

    Thinking Like An MBA

    Guess the next announcement is more layoffs?

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