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Net Earnings Per Share (Tables)
6 Months Ended
Apr. 30, 2011
Net Earnings Per Share  
Basic and diluted EPS calculations

 

 
  Three months ended
April 30
  Six months ended
April 30
 
 
  2011   2010   2011   2010  
 
  In millions, except per share amounts
 

Numerator:

                         
 

Net earnings(1)

  $ 2,304   $ 2,200   $ 4,909   $ 4,450  
                   

Denominator:

                         
 

Weighted-average shares used to compute basic EPS

    2,150     2,345     2,166     2,352  
 

Dilutive effect of employee stock plans

    34     61     37     60  
                   
 

Weighted-average shares used to compute diluted EPS

    2,184     2,406     2,203     2,412  
                   

Net earnings per share:

                         
 

Basic

  $ 1.07   $ 0.94   $ 2.27   $ 1.89  
 

Diluted

  $ 1.05   $ 0.91   $ 2.23   $ 1.84  

(1)
Net earnings available to participating securities were not significant for the three and six months ended April 30, 2011 and 2010. HP considers restricted stock that provides the holder with a non-forfeitable right to receive dividends to be a participating security.