The company boosted its guidance for the full year, saying it expects to make $1.91 a share, a penny higher than the consensus, on $24.6 billion in sales this year with operating income of about 24 percent. It also accelerated an existing share-buyback program, saying it will buy back $3 billion worth of shares this year. It previously said it would complete these buybacks in 2015.
EMC shares rose by 30 cents to $28.82, more than one percent, as markets opened for trading in New York.
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—By Arik Hesseldahl, Re/code.net.
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