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Stock of predecessor companies   (Updated April 29, 2018.)

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.

Current employee stock issues: 

- 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. Perspecta spinoff.

- Micro Focus tax liability on 2017 return. HPE shareholders received shares in a UK company -- Micro Focus -- in the September 2017 spinoff of HPE's software business. Due to unique circumstances, this transaction is taxable for US shareholders -- even if no Micro Focus stock has been sold. Some brokers and administrators either did not report -- or reported incorrectly -- to the IRS. You can file an amended return. Micro Focus tax

- Time to untangle your stock! Many have discovered that they have stock in more companies (as many as seven), located in more accounts, and with much less accurate cost basis values that they thought. You or your heirs could lose some of the stock or dividends as "abandoned" -- and you could wind up paying taxes twice on the same income. A team of HP Alumni volunteers has developed a step-by-step process to help you find all your stock, protectit from being treated as abandoned property, and prevent double taxation. Go to Employee Stock

Questions or comments to: info@hpalumni.org 

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cash from Hewlett-Packard Company. (64% premium over Autonomy price of 1,558p before announcement: BBC)

HP announcement of the acquisition




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For more mutual help on this topic and many others, join the independent HP Alumni Association. If you were formerly a regular, direct employee of Hewlett-Packard, HP Inc, or Hewlett Packard Enterprise -- or have a defined retirement or termination date, join the HPAA. No charge, thanks to HPAA members.

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