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finished the week up 17%, with much of the gain collected before the company posted quarterly earnings. After the close Thursday, the company said first-quarter earnings fell about 1% from a year ago but still topped expectations, coming in at 17 cents a share on revenue of $8.07 billion. Analysts had been expecting earnings of 16 cents on revenue of $7.87 billion. Dell executives also raised their second-quarter guidance.