2. As of noon trading, Dell ( DELL) is up $0.44 (3.1%) to $14.58 on heavy volume Thus far, 40.9 million shares of Dell exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 37.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $14.50-$14.64 after having opened the day at $14.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $14.14.

Dell Inc., an information technology company, provides a range of technology solutions worldwide. Dell has a market cap of $25.0 billion and is part of the computer hardware industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 39.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Dell a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 19 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Dell as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full Dell Ratings Report now.

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