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HP Board Declares Regular Dividend, Sets Annual Meeting and Record Dates

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 21, 2008

On Nov. 20, 2008, the HP board of directors declared a regular cash dividend of 8 cents per share on the company’s common stock.

The dividend, the first in HP’s fiscal year 2009, is payable on Jan. 7, 2009, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on Dec. 17, 2008.

HP has approximately 2.5 billion shares of common stock outstanding.

HP also established a record date for its 2009 annual meeting of stockholders. HP stockholders of record at the close of business on Jan. 20, 2009, will be entitled to notice of the annual meeting and to vote upon matters considered at the meeting. The annual meeting will be held in Santa Clara, Calif., on March 18, 2009.

HP will make available to all stockholders of record important information about the meeting and the matters to be considered. Stockholders are urged to review that information when it becomes available.

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