Dell Inc. (NYSE:DELL) insider Karen H. Quintos sold 46,430 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $50.01, for a total transaction of $2,321,964.30. Following the sale, the insider now owns 72,307 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,616,073.07. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of NYSE:DELL opened at $49.62 on Friday. Dell Inc. has a one year low of $42.02 and a one year high of $70.55. The company has a 50 day moving average of $50.10 and a 200-day moving average of $51.66. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.54, a current ratio of 0.71 and a quick ratio of 0.64. The stock has a market cap of $36.49 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 3.65, a P/E/G ratio of 0.57 and a beta of 0.88.

Dell (NYSE:DELL) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 26th. The technology company reported $1.75 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.55 by $0.20. Dell had a net margin of 4.54% and a return on equity of 457.91%. The company had revenue of $22.84 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $23.03 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.53 EPS. Dell’s revenue was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts anticipate that Dell Inc. will post 7.32 earnings per share for the current year.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Dell by 83.4% during the 3rd quarter. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC now owns 552 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $29,000 after acquiring an additional 251 shares during the last quarter. Prestige Wealth Management Group LLC bought a new position in Dell during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $33,000. Compagnie Lombard Odier SCmA boosted its stake in Dell by 379.7% during the 2nd quarter. Compagnie Lombard Odier SCmA now owns 758 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $38,000 after acquiring an additional 600 shares during the last quarter. Quest Capital Management Inc. ADV bought a new position in Dell during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $52,000. Finally, CENTRAL TRUST Co boosted its stake in Dell by 30.6% during the 3rd quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 1,118 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $58,000 after acquiring an additional 262 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 22.71% of the company’s stock.

DELL has been the subject of several research reports. Nomura lowered their price objective on shares of Dell from $60.00 to $56.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 27th. Wells Fargo & Co restated a “buy” rating on shares of Dell in a research report on Monday, December 9th. Credit Suisse Group lowered their price objective on shares of Dell from $61.00 to $55.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 27th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Dell from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 31st. Finally, Morgan Stanley lowered their price objective on shares of Dell from $67.00 to $66.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 27th. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Dell has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $60.21.

Dell Company Profile

Dell Inc (Dell) is a global information technology company that offers its customers a range of solutions and services delivered directly by Dell and through other distribution channels. Dell is a holding company that conducts its business worldwide through its subsidiaries. The Company operates in four segments: Large Enterprise, Public, Small and Medium Business, and Consumer.

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