Minggu, 24 Februari 2013

Dell profits fall ahead of privatization

Computer manufacturer Dell Incorporated profits fell 11 percent at the end of January 2013 to 14.3 billion U.S. dollars following the company's plan to exit the market and become a private company.

Bloomberg called the value exceeds the estimated number of analysts who called profit company headquartered in Austin Texas USA was only 14.1 billion U.S. dollars.

"Income does not include the decrease in value per share to 40 cents, versus 39 cents forecast by analysts," said Bloomberg.

International Data Group, as published PC World, Dell has experienced record profit decline in five quarters in a row due to a decline in sales computer.

Dell Revenue from desktop and laptop computers, which comprise half of Dell's business, fell to 20 percent by the end of the fourth fiscal quarter.

"The only thing growing is the business unit (product) for Dell servers and network (segment) business reached 18 percent," said IDG.

Dell has reduced its dependence on product benefits their PC and transform itself as a "solution" which emphasizes services and software.

Previously, Michael Dell, founder of Dell, along with private equity firm Silver Lake Partners agreed to replace 24.4 billion to shareholders in order to change the status of his company to private companies.

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