Being slow to adapt isn't the most desirable quality in an international tech company. This is a space that's about as Darwinian as it gets: either adapt, or face the consequences. 

And the consequences for longtime shareholders of Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ) have been dire. The stock has fallen by nearly 50% over the last five years due to its failure to succeed in a little thing called the mobile revolution. However, everyone loves a comeback story, and HP shares have rallied over the last year. So what's an investor to make of this? In the video below, Fool contributor Andrew Tonner and analyst Brendan Byrnes examine whether investors should shun this Silicon Valley fallen star -- or hop on the bandwagon before they get left behind.

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