Dell today announced fiscal 2014 second quarter results, with revenue of $14.5 billion, GAAP earnings of $0.12 per share and non-GAAP earnings of $0.25 per share. The company’s Enterprise Solutions, Services and Software (ES&S) revenue was $5.8 billion, growing 9 percent year over year, including the benefit of the Quest acquisition. In End User Computing, revenue was down 5 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.
- Cash flow from operations in the quarter was $1.7 billion. Dell ended the quarter with $13.9 billion in cash and investments.
Fiscal-Year 2014 Second Quarter Results
|Operating Income (GAAP)||$||272||$||901||(70||)%|
|Net Income (GAAP)||$||204||$||732||(72||)%|
|Operating Income (non-GAAP)||$||602||$||1,123||(46||)%|
|Net Income (non-GAAP)||$||433||$||875||(51||)%|
- Enterprise Solutions Group revenue was $3.3 billion, an 8 percent increase. Operating income for the quarter was $137 million, a 9 percent decrease. Dell server, networking and peripherals revenue increased 10 percent, the fifth consecutive quarter of growth for this business, driven by continued strength in hyper-scale data center servers. Dell networking continued to grow, with a 19 percent revenue increase. Dell storage revenue declined 7 percent.
- Dell Services revenue was $2.1 billion, up 2 percent, driven by a 3 percent increase in support and deployment revenue and a 5 percent increase for infrastructure, cloud and security services revenue. Applications and business process services revenue declined 6 percent. Total Services operating income was $339 million, a 1 percent increase.
- Dell Software revenue was $310 million, and recorded an operating loss. The company is continuing to enhance its software capabilities with investments in this business that increase R&D and sales capacity.
- End User Computing revenue was $9.1 billion in the quarter, a 5 percent decrease. Operating income for the quarter was $205 million, a 71 percent decrease. Dell desktop and thin client revenue increased 1 percent, mobility revenue declined 10 percent, and revenue from software from third parties and peripherals declined 5 percent. Dell was the only vendor among the top five worldwide to increase PC unit-shipment share both year over year and sequentially in the past two calendar quarters, according to IDC.
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