Dell today announced the results of its second quarter 2014 with the revenue of $14.5 billion, GAAP earnings of $0.12 per share and non-GAAP earnings of $0.25 per share while Wall Street was looking for earnings of 24 cents per share with revenue of $14.18 billion. The company further reported that it’s Enterprise Solutions, Services and Software (ES&S) revenue was $5.8 billion, growing 9 percent year over year.
“In a challenging environment, we remain committed to our strategy and our customers, and we’re encouraged by increasing customer interest in our end-to-end solutions offerings and continued growth in our Enterprise Solutions, Services and Software businesses,” said Brian Gladden, Dell chief financial officer.
- Revenue in the quarter was $14.5 billion, flat from the previous year.
- GAAP operating income for the quarter was $272 million, or 1.9 percent of revenue. Non-GAAP operating income was $602 million, or 4.1 percent of revenue.
- GAAP earnings per share was 12 cents, down 71 percent from the previous year; non-GAAP earnings per share was 25 cents, down 50 percent.
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