Dell Announces Q3 Earnings: Revenue Was $13.7 Billion, EPS Was $0.27

Posted on Nov 16 2012 - 7:36am by Editorial Staff

Dell has announced its fiscal 2013 third-quarter results with reporting the revenue of $13.7 billion, GAAP operating income of $589 million and GAAP earnings of $0.27 per share. Dell’s enterprise solution strategy continued to show positive results with server and networking revenue increasing 11 percent year over year.

“We are consistently executing our end-to-end solutions strategy for the benefit of our customers,” said Michael Dell, Chairman and CEO. “In the quarter, we completed the acquisition of Quest Software which – along with other recent acquisitions like SonicWALL and Wyse – adds leading management, security, virtualization and cloud capabilities to our expanding portfolio of powerful solutions.”

Business Units and Regions Highlights:

  • Large Enterprise revenue was $4.2 billion in the quarter, an 8 percent decline. Operating income was $325 million, or 7.8 percent of revenue.
  • Public revenue was $3.8 billion, an 11 percent decrease. O perating income for the quarter was $352 million, or 9.2 percent of revenue.
  • Small and Medium Business revenue was $3.3 billion, a 1 percent decline. Operating income was $349 million, or 10.6 percent of revenue.
  • Consumer revenue was $2.5 billion, a 23 percent decline. Operating loss was $65 million or minus 2.7 percent of revenue.
  • Revenue in Americas was down 9 percent; Asia-Pacific and Japan was down 11 percent; and EMEA was down 15 percent.
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