Austin, Texas - Dell today, reaffirmed its financial guidance for its fiscal
third quarter saying it is on target to meet analysts earnings expectations.
The company had said in mid-August that it expected revenue of $7.2 billion to $7.6 billion for the third quarter ending Nov. 2. While acknowledging that conditions in the computer-systems industry remain difficult, Dell claims its strategic, operating and financial position is better than it has ever been. Dell expects to make share gains in all product categories, consumer segments and regional markets during the current quarter. It also cautioned that one-third of its third quarter remained. Full financial results for the three months, as well as guidance for the fourth quarter, will be announced on Nov. 15.