Even so, Hurd,with help from Lesjak,reaped more benefit from slicing and dicing than expanding sales.Now some on Wall street say that strategy has run its course."They have cut costs from existing businesses and companies they acquired, growing the bottom line faster than they've grown the top line.(about HP company) Hi, everyone! How to understand "growing the bottom line faster than they've grown the top line"? What's the subject of "growing"? i have no idea about this sentence. Thank you!