Dell sales exceed estimates ahead of buyout

Dell reported fiscal fourth-quarter sales and profit that topped analysts’ estimates, reflecting businesses’ demand for servers and software even as personal computer sales slump.

20th February, 2013
Michael Dell.

Dell, the computer maker planning to go private in a $24.4 billion deal, reported fiscal fourth-quarter sales and profit that topped analysts’ estimates, reflecting businesses’ demand for servers and software even as personal computer sales slump.

Revenue fell 11 per cent to $14.3 billion in the period that ended in January, exceeding the $14.1 billion average estimate of analysts, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Earnings excluding certain items declined to 40 cents a...

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