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0. Employee Stock  >  1. Stock Decoder  >  2. Where's my stock?  >  3. Micro Focus tax  >  4. Stock spreadsheets  >  5. Stock tax return

Step 1. HP stock decoder   (Updated May 9, 2018.)  Questions or comments to: info@hpalumni.org   Covered in HPAA US Finance Forum

Mutual help for those who acquired stock via employment at Hewlett-Packard, HP Inc, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Compaq, EDS, or other HP predecessor companies.

Other stockholders should contact the companies directly.

Operated by former employees who volunteer their time. Not endorsed or supported by the company.


This is an intermediate step in our step-by-step process to help you find all your stock, protectit from being treated as abandoned property, and prevent double taxation. Start the process at Employee Stock

You probably have stock in HP Inc, HPE, DXC, Micro Focus, Perspecta -- and perhaps Agilent and Keysight.

This table shows how Hewlett-Packard Company spawned Agilent and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Agilent spawned Keysight. HPE spawned DXC and Micro Focus. DXC spawned Perspecta.

New spinoff. If you own DXC shares on May 25, you will receive shares in a new company -- with corresponding adjustment in value of your DXC shares.
Go to 1a. Perspecta spinoff.

Next step:  2. Where is my stock?


For each share of...      stock symbol   owned on
(sorted by date)
  you received New stock symbol   In HPAA cost basis spreadsheets?   Incorporated
in (to find lost stock)
  If you want
details

HP spun off Agilent

HWP

2000-05-02

0.381

share of Agilent

A

 

yes

 

Delaware

 

Agilent details

HP bought Compaq

 

CPQ

 

2002-05-03

 

0.633

 

share of HWP, an 18% premium. 

 

HPQ

 

no

 

Delaware

 

CPQ details

HP changed symbol to HPQ

 

HWP

 

2002-05-06

 

1.0

 

stock symbol changed to HPQ.  

 

HPQ

 

yes

 

Delaware

 

HP details

-  Agilent spun off Verigy

A

2006-10-16

0.122

share of Verigy. FAQ       

VRGY

 

yes

 

Singapore

 

Verigy details

HP bought EDS

 

EDS

 

2008-08-26

 

$25

 

cash from HP, a 32% premium 

 

HPQ

 

no

 

Delaware

 

EDS details

    -  Verigy bought by Advantest 

VRGY

2011-07-04

$15

cash from Advantest (Japan)  Announcement  

 

 - -

 

no

 

Japan

 

Verigy options

HP bought Autonomy

 

AU

 

2011-10-03

 

25.50

 

cash from HP, a 64% premium 

 

HPQ

 

no

 

U.K.

 

Autonomy details

-  Agilent spun off Keysight

A

2014-10-22

0.5

share of Keysight. 

KEYS

 

yes

 

Delaware

 

Keysight details

HP spun off HPE

HPQ

2015-10-21

1.0

share of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

HPE

 

yes

 

Delaware

 

HPE details

HP renamed HPInc

HPQ

2015-10-21

   

(stock symbol not changed)

 

 - -

 

yes

 

Delaware

 

HP details

-  HPE spin/merge with CSC,
   creating DXC

HPE

2017-03-20

0.086

share of DXC. ("Everett SpinCo") 

DXC

 

yes

 

Nevada

 

DXC details

-  HPE spun off Seattle SpinCo

 

HPE

 

2017-09-01

 

1.0

 

share of temporary "Seattle SpinCo."

 

 - -

 

yes

 

Delaware

 

MFGP details

    -  Seattle spin/merge
       with Micro Focus

 - -

2017-09-01

0.137

Micro Focus ADSs (American Depositary Shares.) 

Tax liability on US 2017 return

NYSE: MFGP

 

yes

 

* U.K.

 

MFGP details

    -  DXC spin/merge,
       creating Perspecta

DXC

2018-05-25

0.5

share of Perspecta.  

PRSP

 

TBD

 

Delaware

 

Perspecta details


Other predecessor companies, such as Indigo, Mercury, Opsware, Peregrine, etc.  Predecessor company stock 

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