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Step 1. HP stock decoder   (Updated June 30, 2018.)  Questions or comments to: info@hpalumni.org   Covered in HPAA US Finance Forum


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

New spinoff. If you owned DXC shares on May 25, 2018, you have been issued shares in a new company called "Perspecta" -- with corresponding adjustment in value of your DXC shares.


For each share of...      stock symbol   owned on
(sorted by date)
  you received New stock symbol   In cost  spread-sheets?   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 HP Inc

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.
ADSs: New York?

 

MFGP details

    -  DXC spin/merge,
       creating Perspecta

DXC

2018-05-25

0.5

share of Perspecta. ("Ultra SpinCo")  

PRSP

 

TBD

 

Delaware

 

Perspecta details


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

Next step:  2. Where is my stock?  


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