The storage giant earned 39 cents per share on revenue of $5.39 billion. Analysts were expecting 40 cents per share on $5.42 billion in sales. The company also announced a $1 billion buy back program for 2013.
EMC reaffirmed its 2013 outlook, saying it expects to earn $1.85 per share on $23.5 billion in sales for the full year.
Closing prices: MSFT closed up 3.8% at $31.76, AMZN was unchanged at $268.78, AAPL was flat at $405.46 and EMC ended the day 1% higher at $22.52.-- Written by Chris Ciaccia in New York >Contact by Email. Follow @Chris_Ciaccia