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5/5/14How Are Cloud Computing Advances Enabling BYOD Policies? (Telecom Ramblings)

This industry viewpoint was authored by Dell's Matt Smith Bring your own device (BYOD) strategies are becoming more prevalent in various industries, but often little effort is expended in the management of devices and security. Fortunately, many companies are starting to consider their options in this area. The benefits of allowing staff to use their own [...]

1/23/14Company Update: International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) – Dell Sees Consolidatio... (Jutia Group)

[at Bloomberg] - Michael Dell, founder of Dell Inc., discusses trends among technology companies and Lenovo Group Ltd.'s possible purchase of International Business Machines Corp.'s server business. Dell talks with Tom ... Read more on this. International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), valued at $197.66B, opened at $181.43.   Today, shares [...]

10/4/13Market Update on Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) – Chip Shot: Have You Looked Inside Dell’s N... (Jutia Group)

Dell yesterday announced the Dell Venue line of tablets, including 2 in 1s, and all based on Intel processors, giving people the speed, responsiveness and battery life they demand. These new ultra-thin and compact designs make it easy for people to stay connected on the go at prices starting as low as $149.99. The [...]

7/22/13Big Data Biotech (Energy and Capital)

Dell and startup NuMedii are incorporating big data into the biotech industry, opening opportunity for new and old drugs alike...

5/17/13(DELL) Dell Posts Bleak First Quarter Earnings (Stock Blog Hub)

Dell Inc. (DELL) delivered first-quarter 2014 earnings of 21 cents per share, way below the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 34 cents. Revenues The company reported revenues of $14.1 billion in the reported quarter, down 2.2% year over year. The decline in revenues can be attributed to the lower contribution from the Product segment. Revenues by Segments The company reported [...]

4/27/13(DELL) Dell Finalizes Icahn’s Stake (Stock Blog Hub)

The board of Dell Inc. (DELL) has fixed the ownership stake of Carl Icahn and his associate entities to not more than 10.0% of the company's shares. This deal also covers shareholders other than Ichan, who would jointly hold more than 15.0% of Dell’s outstanding shares. Some of Dell’s shareholders have expressed their dissatisfaction with Michael Dell’s [...]

4/18/13(DELL) DELL Downgraded to Strong Sell (Stock Blog Hub)

On Apr 4, 2013, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Dell Inc. (DELL) to a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell). Why the Downgrade? Dell has witnessed some downward estimate revisions after posting mediocre fourth-quarter 2013 results. The company had decided to go private to save itself from public and legal scrutiny which was affecting its profitability. Moreover, due to [...]

3/10/13Sunday Morning Coffee (Random Roger's Big Picture)

Barron's had a short article about Carl Icahn's recent involvement with the attempted Dell (DELL) buyout. As you may know the deal is drawing a lot of criticism because it seems to significantly undervalue the company on a sum of the parts basis. Presumably Icahn believes his involvement can extract more value than what is on the table now and he is hoping to participate in that. This represents a form of activist investing. This is a term that many of us have heard and like any form of...

2/14/135 Facts About Stock Buyouts That May Surprise You (Jutia Group)

PC maker Dell (Nasdaq: DELL) kickstarted the era of affordable personal computers -- and made many people very wealthy along the way. Then, it lost its way, eventually culminating in its recently proposed buyout. It's hard to pinpoint precisely where Dell got off track, but it's clear that the company became an also-ran in the various technology [...]

2/9/13(DELL) Dell Closer to Buyout (Stock Blog Hub)

Amid all the negative outcomes of macro uncertainty and the PC market slowdown, the recent talk of the town seems to be the leveraged buyout (LBO) of the world’s third largest PC maker Dell Inc. (DELL). As per Bloomberg, Dell is soon going to transform from a publicly traded company to a private equity firm. The [...]

1/23/13(DELL) Dell’s New Device for Accessing Data (Stock Blog Hub)

Dell Inc. (DELL) has come up with a new solution that is expected to take cloud client computing to a new high. This particular technology from the computer maker will help end users to manage activities related to their professional and personal lives. Whether personal and professional, the device helps users to securely access their content [...]

11/29/12Intel Corporation (INTC) & Dell Inc. (DELL) Offered Stakes In Sharp (ValueWalk.com)

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) and Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) have been offered stakes in the Japanese electronics company Sharp Corporation (PINK:SHCAY). Sharp’s future has been in doubt recently due to management issues, and the company is now desperately seeking investors in order to stay afloat. Sharp, which makes display monitors, is reportedly in talks with the semiconductor maker Intel [...]

11/20/12(DELL) Gale Technologies Acquired by Dell (Stock Blog Hub)

After its third quarter results and fourth quarter outlook drove its stock toward a three-year low, Dell Inc. (DELL) announced its sixth acquisition of the year. The acquisition of privately-held Gale Technologies, unlike the preceding ones, reflects the company’s effort to shift its focus from a PC-centric business to a more enterprise-centric service business. Financial [...]

10/23/12(DELL) Find Sensational Profits Within This Boring Sector (Stock Blog Hub)

Sexy usually sells. But sexy doesn’t always win… For instance, with the start of another football season, fans will track the exploits of their favorite quarterbacks, running backs and receivers. But the real football fan knows that it’s usually the unsung, unsexy offensive line that helps make good things happen and helps stop the bad things from [...]

10/9/12(DELL) Dell Closes Quest Acquisition (Stock Blog Hub)

Dell Inc. (DELL) recently closed the acquisition of Quest Software for $2.4 billion or $28 a share. The process of buying this company was initiated in July 2012, when Dell edged out its competitors and other bidders to acquire the information technology (IT) management software provider. The purpose of the purchase was to increase Dell’s product [...]

10/9/12Find Sensational Profits Within This Boring Sector (Investment U)

Databases are easy to understand, with Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL) being the big kid on the block. Let’s say you run your business on one of the big applications from SAP (NYSE: SAP) or Oracle. You need to store, create, collect and draw intelligent decision... >> Find Sensational Profits Within This Boring Sector

10/5/12Dell’s Quest – Why? How to Find the Next Tech Acquisition (Investment U)

How many times have you said to yourself, “I should have bought that stock yesterday,” after an acquisition of that same company was announced? Stocks tend to “pop” when they’re being acquired... >> Dell’s Quest – Why? How to Find the Next Tech Acquisition

9/4/12Dell And HP: Value Stocks Or Value Traps? (Investment Underground » Page not found)

by Morgan Smith The latest quarterly results released by personal computer companies have reaffirmed the secular slump caused by competing mobile devices. Tablets and smartphones are here to stay and are cutting into laptop and desktop market share. Investors should be very careful when picking cheap PC stocks to distinguish value from value traps. Out-of-Favor Personal Computer [...]

8/27/12(DELL) Dell Reports Mediocre Second Quarter (Stock Blog Hub)

Dell Inc. (DELL) delivered earnings of 50 cents per share in the second quarter of 2013, exceeding the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 45 cents. Following the earnings release, the company’s share price dropped in extended U.S. trading and has lost 16.0% this year, as the company witnessed declines in revenue across all of its business [...]

8/22/12All Eyes on Hewlett-Packard After Dell Misses Forecasts (Value Investing)

Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL)'s weak earnings performance during the second quarter drove many brokerage firms to lower their price target for the company. Analysts cut their price target, following the company decision to revise its full year revenue guidance below the $14.9 billion consensus analysts estimate, down to between $13.8 billion to $14.2 billion. Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) also adjusted its EPS [...]

8/8/12HP Ups Q3 Outlook As Dell Bags Leadership In Gartner’s Report (Value Investing)

Today Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) increased its earnings outlook to $1.00 per share, from its previous range of $0.94 to $0.97 per share, while its expected GAAP EPS was also raised from $4.31 to $4.49 for the third quarter of 2012. The company also adjusted its pre-tax charges for impairment of goodwill for its Services business segment, [...]

7/24/12David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Closes Dell, Best Buy [Updated] (Value Investing)

  David Einhorn, the famous hedge fund manager, has just released his second quarter letter. The firm suffered a 3.2% drop in the second quarter, but is up 3.4% for the year. Einhorn criticizes the actions of European Central Bank, and the constant cycle, which he noted in an earlier letter. The biggest winner is a short position [...]

7/20/12Swainson Plans To Increase Dell’s Software Revenue To $5 Billion (Value Investing)

John Swainson, president of software division of Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) is aspiring to expand the company’s software business in the near future. His objective is to increase Dell’s software revenue from its existing $1.2 billion revenue, to $5 billion per year. Swainson expressed his plan for the company during a roundtable discussion in San Francisco. According to him, [...]

6/13/12Stock Market Today: What Investors Can't Miss (Money Morning)

Companies making headlines in the stock market today include Dell (Nasdaq: DELL), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), and JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM). After Tuesday's closing bell Dell (Nasdaq: DELL) gave shareholders good news: it will begin paying a dividend later this year. The struggling tech company expects to pay quarterly cash dividends of 8 cents per share on all common stock starting during the third quarter of this year. Using Tuesday's closing price of $11.97 as a...

5/29/12The Dell All-In-One: A New And Improved Apple iMac Clone (Value Investing)

Forget the ultrabook and the Android, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has more to worry about now as PC makers line up to copy the designs of some of their more niche products. Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) is the lates company to release a clone of one of Apple's adored products. The result is the above iMac lookalike. It [...]

5/29/12Dell vs. HP: Which Stock Should You Own? (Jutia Group)

 I got a chance to catch up with old colleagues at a tech investment conference this past week. And one topic dominated our hour-long discussion: Now that Dell (Nasdaq: DELL) and Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) are trading far from their all-time highs, is either one a bargain? More specifically, how do these two stocks stack up [...]

5/23/12Chanos Spot On as Dell’s Archaic Product Set Gets Hammered (The Contrary Investing Report)

Famed short seller Jim Chanos' comments about Dell are looking spot on after the PC maker reported first quarter earnings.  Chanos recently predicted that PC makers like Dell would look cheap the whole way down...we're about to find out really quick, because Dell is in free fall! The trend at Dell is even worse than the [...]

5/23/12Dell Blames the Sales Team for Tumbling Profit (Benzinga)

It was not a good second quarter for Dell (NASDAQ: DELL), as the company dropped up to 13% in German trading after reporting revenue that missed analyst expectations. Dell reported that revenue for the quarter ending July will be between $14.7 billion and $15 billion. The average estimate came in at $15.4 billion. Dell's president, Steve Felice, said in a conference call that this forecast alongside disappointing first quarter sales, are a direct result of the fact that the Dell sales...

4/12/12Jim Chanos Shorting Coinstar (CSTR) & Dell (DELL) (market folly)

Jim Chanos , founder of hedge fund Kynikos Associates , appeared on CNBC this morning talking about some of his latest short positions. When it comes to shorting, Chanos says that valuation is the least important factor. Instead, he focuses on flawed businesses, accounting problems, and technological changes. He says the internet has been a great 'leveler' in that it's created successful businesses, but it's also destroying many others. One company in particular he's shorting is...

4/11/12Dell Enters CDN Biz With EdgeCast’s Help (Telecom Ramblings)

Tech giant Dell is getting into the CDN business according to a release this morning. They are now offering Dell Deliver, which is built on EdgeCast's platform with video processing from Elemental and of course is ultimately powered by plenty of Dell's PowerEdge servers. They're targeting the offering at network operators that want to augment their [...]

4/8/12Benzinga’s M&A Chatter for Thursday April 5, 2012 (Phil’s Stock World)

Courtesy of Benzinga. The following are the M&A deals, rumors and chatter circulating on Wall Street for Thursday April 5, 2012: Dell to Acquire Make Technologies The Deal:Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) announced Thursday it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Make [...]

4/4/12John Phelan of MSD Capital on the Economy & Markets (market folly)

John Phelan runs MSD Capital , the family office of Michael Dell (of DELL computer fame). The firm has grown from $400 million to $10 billion. He gave a rare interview on CNBC this morning and talked about his experience with legendary dealmaker Richard Rainwater. Rainwater ran the Bass Family Office in Texas and Phelan took a lot of lessons from him and put them into place at MSD. On the Economy & Markets Phelan said that, "the micro is reasonably good, it's the macro that's bad. ...

4/2/12Why David Einhorn Owns Dell (DELL): Stock of the Week (market folly)

Continuing the stock of the week feature here at MarketFolly, this week's focus is on why David Einhorn of hedge fund Greenlight Capital owns Dell (DELL). If you've missed them, be sure to scroll through all the previous stocks of the week. The following is written by Tsachy Mishal, Portfolio Manager of TAM Capital Management: If I could only view a single 13-F, it would be David Einhorn's. His long ideas are value oriented, common sense, and simple to understand. In Greenlight Capital's...

3/29/12Dell Announces Decision To Leave U.S. Smart Phone Industry (ValueWalk.com)

Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) has recently announced their decision to leave the smart phone market. Although the company first launched their phones less than two years ago, its the lack of sales that have driven them to make this decision. Apparently, they cannot keep up with the likes of Apple. Their last two phone lines included [...]

3/25/12Dell Inc.and Hewlett-Packard Company Are Buggy Whip, Value Traps (ValueWalk.com)

Many famous hedge fund managers are buying shares of two old computer giants, Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) and Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), believing the companies offer compelling value. David Einhorn, CEO of Greenlight Capital, is among the more famous investors, who bought shares of Dell in the fourth quarter. Seth Klarman, CEO of Baupost Group, who normally shies away from large cap [...]

3/21/12Best Buy Adds Dell Products To Business Line-up (eMoneyDaily)

Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) has expanded its BBFB product portfolio by adding Dell business-grade products.Best Buy Adds Dell Products To Business Line-upThe electronic retailer Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) has added popular business-grade products from Dell to its Best Buy For Business (BBFB) products portfolio.The new products include desktops, laptops, monitors, printers and projectors.Customers can order the products [...]

3/20/12(DELL) Dell Looks at Strategic Growth Strategies (Stock Blog Hub)

Dell Inc. (DELL) is slowly adopting different strategic measures to improve its business. Apart from acquiring new companies to access new technologies and customers, the company is also witnessing a flow of customers from EMC (EMC) and NetApp (NTAP) legacy storage products to Dell storage arrays. This new program will help the company to provide the [...]

2/21/12Dell Dips on Earnings and Guidance (Phil’s Stock World)

Courtesy of Benzinga. Shares of Dell (NASDAQL DELL) are trading lower in the after-hours following the release of the company's Q4 earnings results. Currently, shares are lower by 3.35%, trading at $17.60; they ended the regular session higher by 0.28%, at $18.21. [...]

2/16/12Whitney Tilson Still Adores Dell, Microsoft (ValueWalk.com)

Hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson explains why he likes Dell, Microsoft and JC Penney. Transcript: how he's trading groupon and the stock he says is one of thetake a look at hp. do you think there will be a breakout? we've been pricing it rather aggressively and i would say all in at this point. and i think the expectations have been reset. meg whitman has [...]

2/10/12David Einhorn Buys Xerox and Dell (Value Investing)

Greenlight Capital Inc., the hedge fund run by David Einhorn, bought shares of Dell Inc. (DELL) and Xerox Corp. (XRX) in the fourth quarter a s part of a bet on undervalued U.S. stocks, according to a letter to investors. “Our current strategy is to own cheap stocks of good businesses, largely in the United States,” Greenlight [...]

1/26/12David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital Q4 2011 Letter: Covered First Solar, Bought Dell (market folly)

After a brief hiatus, MarketFolly.com is back in action covering top hedge funds. Right to the action: if you missed it, we wanted to post up David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital Q4 2011 letter to investors. Key Takeaways : - Covered their short in First Solar (FSLR) - Covered short in Diamond Foods (DMND) - New position: bought Dell (DELL) @ average price of $15.53 - Re-established position: bought Xerox (XRX) @ average price of $7.61 - Sold Travelers (TRV): Greenlight cut their forward...

1/18/12Seven charged in $62 million Dell insider-trading case (Phil’s Stock World)

Seven charged in $62 million Dell insider-trading case  Reuters - U.S. prosecutors charged seven people, described as a circle of friends who formed a criminal club, with running a $62 million insider trading scheme - the latest salvo in a years-long probe of suspicious trading at hedge funds. The FBI in New York arrested four people on [...]

1/14/12(DELL) DELL to Enhance Consumer Experience (Stock Blog Hub)

Dell Inc. (DELL) has started the new year with a new offering -- Ultrabook -- the thinnest and most powerful iteration of laptops. Earlier this week, Dell introduced the XPS 13 laptop. The ultra portable gadget is expected to enhance user experience with Intel Inc.’s (INTC) latest technologies such as Rapid Start and Smart Connect, [...]

12/29/11A Vivid Illustration of an Over-Priced Extended Warranty (Michael James on Money)

One of the computers in my house came to the end of its useful life recently. In my house, that means ordering a new computer from Dell. Since I’m a tech guy and have techie friends, I’ve heard time and again how I can save money by buying cheap components and putting the PC together myself. But I’d rather leave it to Dell to put the system together and pay a little extra, but not too much extra. I prefer to buy online, but the Dell web site didn’t allow me to make all the choices...

12/12/11Dell does Finally Deliver (Canadian Personal Finance Blog)

My saga with Dell seems to have come to an end, with the delivery of the system (a month after I ordered it, and a different configuration) and now Dell have actually agreed and refunded me $160. I do seem to have a computer (although I haven't booted it up yet) but throughout this I [...]

11/29/11Be Relentless (Canadian Personal Finance Blog)

As I have said previously the answer is always No unless you ask, and it continues to be true when you are dealing with customer service or sales people. At the start of the week I ranted about Cyber Monday? Better watch out, better not cry where I outlined how I have purchased a system from [...]

11/28/11(DELL) Dell to Overshadow Hewlett-Packard Servers (Stock Blog Hub)

Tech major Dell Inc. (DELL) is looking to grow its share of the server market, something that could hurt Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) in the longer term. Dell missed its chance of becoming the leading PC shipment vendor after H-P’s PC segment spin-off was called off by current CEO Meg Whitman. The two companies saw their fortunes [...]

11/16/11Dude! You Might or Might Not be Getting a Dell (Benzinga)

Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) reported earnings last night that were mixed, and shares are trading lower this afternoon as a result. At last check, shares were off around 2%. The company reported third quarter earnings of 54 cents per share on $15.37 billion in revenues. Wall Street was looking for earnings of 47 cents per share on $15.69 billion in revenues. “Our results this quarter and over the past year reflect a new Dell, one focused on providing our customers productivity-enhancing...

11/15/11Dell (DELL) Falls $0.13 (.008%) to $15.50 on Revenues Disappointment ()

Price change: Dell (DELL) is falling, down $0.13 (.008%) to $15.50 on revenues missed. Thesis: Even though DELL beat earnings by $0.07 on the bottom line, the stock is not getting the lift its investors would have liked. Related: CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOOGLE EMAIL ALERTS WHEN WE POST A NEW ARTICLE Bottom line: Dell looks like it has [...]

11/15/11Keene: Buying the DELL November 16-15-14 Put Fly for $.21 ()

Breakdown: I bought the DELL November 16-15-14 Put Fly for $.21. Profitable – I make money on this trade if DELL closes between $14.21 and $15.79 by November 18, 2011. Break-even – I break-even on this trade if DELL closes at $14.21 or $15.79 by November 18, 2011. Unprofitable – If DELL closes below $14.21 or above $15.79 [...]


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