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Computer maker Dell is scheduled to report its fiscal second-quarter results after the market closes Thursday. The following is a summary of key developments and analyst opinion about the period.
Dow component Intel reports earnings after the bell later today, and while I touched on expectations yesterday, I want to go a little deeper today, especially with a market like this one.
Just a few weeks ago, Dell shares sank to a six-year low. Since then, the stock has popped up 19%. Will this afternoon's earnings report add more momentum to Dell's rally?
Dell expects to expand its profitability this year as the company shifts its resources to faster-growing emerging market regions, Chief Executive Michael Dell said Tuesday.
Is Dell running the risk of becoming the Yahoo! of the PC sector? Seems that way. The company has been spiraling, locked in fits and starts of recovery and morass for the better part of four years, and now there's word that already aggressive cuts and reorganization scenarios apparently weren't aggressive enough.
The trade ahead of Dell earnings Thursday. Michael Dell has been back for a year now. Is his house finally in order?
While a panel discusses the interdependence of world economies and a lesser reliance on the U.S. consumer to drive growth, the financial and investing gurus in the hall watch stocks tumble on the prospect of a U.S. recession.
An interesting connection brought to me by my CNBC colleague Michelle Caruso-Cabrera today. Straight from today's Wall Street Journal comes the news that Goldman Sachs, Michael Dell's MSD, along with Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia's Olayan Group are making a $1.4 billion investment in the Related Cos.
Dell is reviving plans to buy back shares in the company and will begin to repurchase $10 billion in common stock this week, chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael Dell said.
Dell's stock tanked after the computer maker missed profit estimates and gave a cautious outlook.
The world's second-biggest personal computer maker reported earnings of $766 million, or 34 cents a share, on sales of $15.6 billion in the third quarter.
You gotta hand it to the folks over at Goldman Sachs, but particularly Brent Bracelin at Pacific Crest Securities who issued a note on Oct. 8, raising his estimates on Dell and singing the company's praises as it emerges from a financial purgatory gripping the company for more than a year.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates is the richest person in America for the 14th year in a row, followed by investor Warren Buffett, according to Forbes magazine's latest list of the wealthiest Americans.
It's been a rough year for Dell, characterized by a particularly rough quarter that saw the company try to put deep financial shenanigans behind it: the pay-out of a $40-million-plus severance package for fired CEO Kevin Rollins, trying to deal with a restructuring that cost the company 8,000 jobs, continued loss of market share to rival Hewlett-Packard and shipment problems that hurt its most recent product introductions.
Dell and Hewlett-Packard are in the sweet spot right now. If investors wait until September to buy these stocks, it might be too late. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
The revelation that two of Bear Stearns' collateralized debt obligation funds are virtually worthless are casting a pall on the overall market this morning. The biggest factor with the subprime prime epidemic is the great unknown of exposure and containment.
Never underestimate the power of management - especially when it comes to Michael Dell and Eddie Lampert. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Hewlett-Packard maintained its lead over Dell in the global personal-computer market in the first quarter, market researcher IDC said on Wednesday.
Shares of Dell opened lower Friday after news that its internal audit found evidence of potential financial misconduct and accounting irregularities. Some have voiced concern that this investigation could focus on founder, chairman and CEO Michael Dell himself. Roger Kay, president and founder of Endpoint Technologies, and Tom Gardner, CEO of The Motley Fool, joined "Morning Call" to debate the impact.
Dell, the world's second-largest personal computer maker, unveiled a low-cost PC for China, its fastest-growing market. The PC is priced from about $335 to $520.