Item 2.02 Results of operations and financial position.
The information in this Section 2.02 and in Attachment 99.1 will not be deemed to be filed for the purposes of section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as expressly provided by specific reference in such filing.
At November 30, 2021, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (“HPE”) issued a press release relating to segment results for its fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2021. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Article 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
HPE also announces a quarterly dividend of $ 0.12 per share, the first in
Hewlett Packard Enterprise fiscal year 2022, payable on or around January 7, 2022, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 10, 2021. Each quarterly dividend must be declared by the board of directors from legally available sources prior to payment.
This Form 8-K and the press release provided herein contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. . If the risks or uncertainties materialize or if the assumptions prove to be incorrect, the results of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and its consolidated subsidiaries may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and assumptions. The words “believe”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “optimistic”, “intend”, “aim”, “will”, “should” and similar expressions are intended to identify these forward-looking statements. . All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be considered forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the scope and duration of the novel coronavirus pandemic (“COVID-19”) and its impact on our business, operations, liquidity and capital resources, employees, customers, partners, supply chain, financial performance and the global economy; any projection of income, margins, expenses, investments, effective tax rates, interest rates, impact of the we Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and related directives or regulations, net profit, net profit per share, cash flow, liquidity and capital resources, inventories, goodwill, impairment charges, associated hedges and derivatives and offsets, backlog, funding of employee benefit plans, deferred tax assets, share repurchases, foreign exchange rates, debt repayments, including our asset-backed debt obligations, or other financial items; any projection of the amount, execution, timing and results of any transformation or impact of cost savings, restructuring plans, including estimates and assumptions related to benefits, cost savings or charges expected from the implementation of transformation and restructuring plans; any statement of management’s plans, strategies and objectives for future operations, as well as the execution of proposed business transactions or acquisitions, research and development expenses, and any benefits, cost savings, charges or improvements the resulting income or profitability; any statement regarding the expected development, performance, market share or competitive performance of the products or services; any statement regarding current or future macroeconomic trends or events and the impact of such trends and events on Hewlett Packard Enterprise and its financial performance; any statement regarding investigations, complaints or pending litigation; any statement of expectation or belief; and any statement of assumption underlying any of the above.
Risks, uncertainties and assumptions include the need to address the many challenges facing Hewlett Packard Enterprise companies; the competitive pressures to which Hewlett Packard Enterprise companies; risks associated with execution Hewlett Packard Enterprise strategy; the impact of macroeconomic and geopolitical trends and events; the need to manage third-party suppliers, the distribution of Hewlett Packard Enterprise products and delivery of Hewlett Packard Enterprise services efficiently; the protection of
Hewlett Packard Enterprise intellectual property assets, including intellectual property licensed from third parties and intellectual property shared with its former parent company; risks associated with Hewlett Packard Enterprise international operations (including pandemics and public health issues, such as the COVID-19 outbreak); the development and transition of new products and services and the improvement of existing products and services to meet customer needs and meet the
emerging technological trends; execution and execution of contracts by
Hewlett Packard Enterprise and its suppliers, customers, customers and partners, including any impact thereon resulting from events such as the COVID-19 pandemic; hiring and retaining key employees; execution, integration and other risks associated with business combination and investment transactions; the impact of changes in environmental, global trade and other government regulations; changes in our product, lease, intellectual property or real estate portfolio; the payment or non-payment of a dividend for any period; the effectiveness of using non-GAAP financial measures rather than GAAP in business projections and planning; judgments required in determining revenue recognition; the impact of company policies and related compliance; usefulness of segment realignments; provisions for debt collection and guarantee obligations; the arrangements and resolution of pending investigations, complaints and disputes; and other risks described in this document, including, but not limited to, the risks described in Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended October 31, 2020, current reports on Form 8-K and other documents filed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
from time to time with the Security and Trade Commission. Hewlett Packard Enterprise assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements, except as required by applicable law.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit Number Description
Exhibit 99.1 Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company Press Release, dated November
30 , 202 1 (furnished herewith).
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