Client Solutions Group segment revenue rose 4 percent to $10.9 billion. The unit holds its desktop PCs, notebooks and tablets, as well as branded peripherals business.
Excluding some items, Dell expects full-year 2020 revenue between $93 billion and $96 billion, mostly above analysts' estimate of $94.11 billion, according to IBES data from Refinitiv.
Its expectations for annual adjusted earnings per share between $6.05 and $6.70 falls below Street estimates of $6.81.
Dell did not report earnings per share for fiscal 2019 due to certain transactions.
Dell Chief Financial Officer Tom Sweet referenced the dynamic macroeconomic environment in an interview to Reuters and said, "I don't think full-year 2020 will be quite as strong from a year-over-year revenue growth perspective, but I do think that we will continue to improve profitability over the course of the year."
Excluding impact of purchase accounting of $167 million, the company posted total revenue of $24 billion, above estimates of $23.83 billion.
For the fourth quarter ended Feb. 1, net loss attributable to Dell jumped nearly three-fold to $299 million. Operating expenses surged 13.7 percent to $6.78 billion.
Separately, Dell unit VMware Inc beat fourth-quarter revenue and profit estimates on strong demand for its software to boost cloud computing efficiency, sending its shares up 3 percent.
Forrester analyst Glenn O'Donnell is bullish on both Dell and VMWare.
"The companies have more than their share of critics, but both are executing well in ruthlessly competitive markets. You wont see AWS-like growth numbers, but anyone who suggests these companies are dinosaurs — is just wrong," he said, referring to Amazon.com Inc's Amazon Web Services (AWS).
HP Inc on Wednesday reported quarterly revenue that fell short of estimates, due to weak demand in its printer as well as in its personal systems businesses.