Updated at 1:37 p.m. PT with comments from earnings call.
Dell on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $727 million, or 37 cents per share, and revenue of $15.16 billion.
Profits were down 5 percent from the same quarter a year ago, though earnings per share improved 9 percent. Revenue was down 3 percent.
Most analysts had been anticipating earnings of 32 cents per share and $16.3 billion in sales.
A year ago, Dell earned $766 million, or 34 cents per share, on $15.65 billion in sales.
Chief Financial Officer Brian Gladden said on a call … Read more