Small Gain in Revenue and Huge Income Improvement for Dell in 2019
2019 ended well for Dell Technologies. During the last quarter, their revenue was $24.0 billion, up 1 percent, and non-GAAP revenue was $24.1 billion, up 1 percent, over the same period last year.
During the quarter, the company generated operating income of $717 million, a 117 percent increase over the same period in the prior year, and non-GAAP operating income of $2.8 billion, up 4 percent over the prior year. Net income was $416 million or approximately 2 percent of revenue. Non-GAAP net income was $1.7 billion or 7 percent of non-GAAP revenue. Diluted earnings per share was $0.54 and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share was $2.00.
For the full year, revenue was $92.2 billion, up 2 percent, and non-GAAP revenue was $92.5 billion, up 1 percent, over the prior year. The company increased its operating income to $2.6 billion from a $0.2 billion loss in the prior year and generated non-GAAP income of $10.1 billion, up 15 percent over 2018. Cash flow from operations was $9.3 billion, up 33 percent. For the full year, net income was $5.5 billion and non-GAAP income was $6.1 billion. Diluted earnings per share was $6.03 and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share was $7.35.
“In fiscal 2020, we focused on integration and simplicity across our businesses and product portfolio to accelerate winning go-to-market solutions for our customers,” said Jeff Clarke, chief operating officer at Dell. “With more than $180 billion in revenue over the past two years and significant investments in research, innovation and breadth of capability, we have a uniquely advantaged position heading into the next digital decade.”