• Press Release

      May 26, 2022

      Dell Technologies Delivers Record First Quarter Fiscal 2023 Financial Results

  • Story Highlights

    • Record first quarter revenue of $26.1 billion, up 16%, with growth across ISG and CSG
    • Record first quarter operating income of $1.6 billion, up 57%, and record first quarter non-GAAP operating income of $2.1 billion, up 21%   
    • Record first quarter diluted earnings per share of $1.37, up 63%, and record non-GAAP diluted earnings per share of $1.84, up 36%

  • ROUND ROCK, Texas – May 26, 2022 —  

    Dell Technologies (NYSE: DELL) announces financial results for its fiscal 2023 first quarter. Revenue was a first quarter record of $26.1 billion, up 16%, with growth across Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) and Client Solutions Group (CSG). The company generated record first quarter operating income of $1.6 billion, a 57% increase, and record non-GAAP operating income of $2.1 billion, up 21%. Net income from continuing operations was $1.1 billion, up 62%, and non-GAAP net income was $1.4 billion, up 36%, both driven by growth in operating income and lower interest expense due to reduced debt balances. Diluted earnings per share was $1.37, up 63%, and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share was $1.84, up 36%.

    Dell Technologies ended the quarter with remaining performance obligations of $42 billion, up 14% year-over-year, deferred revenue of $27.4 billion, and cash and investments of $8.5 billion. Recurring revenue for the first quarter was approximately $5.3 billion, up 15%.

    First Quarter Fiscal 2023 Financial Results

     

    Three Months Ended

     

     

     

    April 29, 2022

     

    April 30, 2021

     

    Change

                                                                     (in millions, except per share amounts and percentages; unaudited)

    Total net revenue

    $26,116

     

    $22,590

     

    16%

    Operating income

    $1,550 

     

    $987     

     

    57%

    Net income from continuing operations

    $1,069 

     

    $659     

     

    62%

    Earnings per share - diluted

    $1.37   

     

    $0.84    

     

    63%

    Non-GAAP net revenue

    $26,116

     

    $22,598

     

    16%

    Non-GAAP operating income

    $2,135 

     

    $1,770  

     

    21%

    Non-GAAP net income

    $1,434 

     

    $1,055  

     

    36%

    Non-GAAP earnings per share - diluted

    $1.84   

     

    $1.35    

     

    36%

    Information about Dell Technologies’ use of non-GAAP financial information is provided under “Non-GAAP Financial Measures” below.  All comparisons in this press release are year-over-year unless otherwise noted.

    Operating segments summary

    Infrastructure Solutions Group delivered record first quarter revenue of $9.3 billion, up 16%. Storage revenue was $4.2 billion, up 9%, with demand across the company’s broad storage portfolio. Servers and networking revenue was $5 billion, up 22% year-over-year. Operating income was $1.1 billion or approximately 11.7% of Infrastructure Solutions Group revenue.

    Key areas of innovation:

    • More than 500 storage software advancements across Dell PowerStore, PowerMax and PowerFlex to help customers deliver faster insights, achieve better multi-cloud data control and increase cyber resiliency.
    •  APEX Cyber Recovery Services, the first in a series of APEX full stack solutions, offering customers a cloud experience and simplifying recovery from cyberattacks.
    •  A collaboration with Snowflake will connect on-premises data from Dell’s industry-leading enterprise storage portfolio with the Snowflake Data Cloud.
    •  Dell Telecom Multi-Cloud Foundation helps communications service providers (CSPs) build and deploy open, cloud-native networks faster with lower cost and complexity.
    • Dell Validated Design for Retail Edge helps retailers simplify edge infrastructure and launch new applications for better customer experiences.

    Client Solutions Group delivered record first quarter revenue of $15.6 billion, up 17% year-over-year. Performance was driven by continued strength in commercial PCs, with commercial PC revenue of $12 billion, a 22% increase year-over-year. Consumer revenue was $3.6 billion, a 3% increase year-over-year. Operating income was $1.1 billion, or approximately 7.2% of Client Solutions Group revenue. 

    Key areas of innovation:

    • Dell Optimizer software, which is built into commercial PCs, integrates AI for increased privacy, connectivity and collaboration to provide greater intelligence for hybrid work styles.
    • Latitude 9330, the world’s first laptop with a collaboration touchpad that lets users mute, turn video on/off, screen share and chat. Also announced the Latitude 5000 series, Dell’s most sustainable laptops yet, featuring the world’s most innovative use of sustainable materials. 
    • New Precision mobile workstations for creators, engineers and architects – including the Precision 5470, the world’s smallest, thinnest and most powerful 14” mobile workstation. New 16- and 17-inch workstations offer a new form factor for DDR5 memory that enables a thinner chassis design and makes systems more accessible for repairs.
    • Asset Recovery Services expansion into 35 new countries across EMEA and APJ, includes new data sanitization offers and simplifies the asset disposal process of PCs, servers, peripherals and accessories.
    • New Latitude, Precision and XPS devices now ship with 100% recyclable packaging that is also made from 100% recycled or renewable materials.

    Executive Quotes:

    •  “We followed a record FY22 with a record first quarter FY23. Revenue was $26.1 billion, up 16%, with growth across our business units,” said Jeff Clarke, vice chairman and co-chief operating officer, Dell Technologies. “We are built to outperform, in a balanced and consistent way across the company, as our customers invest in their digital futures and choose Dell as their trusted partner.”
    • “Our first quarter – with record Q1 revenue, operating income and diluted EPS – demonstrates the benefits of having a strong, geographically and sector-diverse business covering the edge to the core data center to the cloud,” said Chuck Whitten, co-chief operating officer. “Plus we are positioned to pursue growth wherever it materializes in the IT market, given the predictability, durability and flexibility in our business.”
    • “In our first quarter, we returned $1.75 billion to our shareholders through a combination of share repurchases and dividends,” said Tom Sweet, chief financial officer, Dell Technologies. “We are delivering long-term value by executing our strategy for growth, taking share, generating strong cash flow from operations and executing our capital allocation framework.”

    Conference call information

    As previously announced, the Company will hold a conference call to discuss its performance and financial guidance on May 26, 2022, at 4:30 p.m. CDT. The conference call will be broadcast live over the internet and can be accessed at

    https://investors.delltechnologies.com/events-and-presentations/upcoming-events

    For those unable to listen to the live broadcast, an archived version will be available at the same location for one year.

    Additional financial and operating information may be downloaded from

    https://investors.delltechnologies.com/financial-information/quarterly-results

    Customer Highlights Blog

    Read our quarterly blog from Bill Scannell, Dell Technologies president of Global Sales & Customer Operations, to learn more about how we are helping customers with their digital transformations:

    https://www.dell.com/en-us/blog/accelerating-customer-transformation-at-the-center-of-multi-cloud/

    Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

    Our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) efforts focus on driving positive impact for people and our planet while delivering long-term value for our stakeholders. The FY22 ESG report will publish June 30, 2022, and the Company will hold a conference call to discuss the report in July. ESG resources can be accessed at

    https://www.dell.com/en-us/dt/corporate/social-impact/reporting/esg-governance.htm

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    Non-GAAP Financial Measures:

    This press release presents information about Dell Technologies’ non-GAAP net revenue, non-GAAP gross margin, non-GAAP operating expenses, non-GAAP operating income, non-GAAP net income, non-GAAP net income attributable to non-controlling interests, non-GAAP net income attributable to Dell Technologies Inc. - basic, non-GAAP net income attributable to Dell Technologies Inc. - diluted, non-GAAP earnings per share attributable to Dell Technologies Inc. - basic, and non-GAAP earnings per share attributable to Dell Technologies Inc. - diluted, which are non-GAAP financial measures provided as a supplement to the results provided in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States of America (“GAAP”). A reconciliation of each non-GAAP financial measure to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measure is provided in the attached tables for each of the fiscal periods indicated.

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    Statements in this press release that relate to future results and events are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and are based on Dell Technologies’ current expectations. In some cases, you can identify these statements by such forward-looking words as “anticipate,” “believe,” “confidence,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “guidance,” “intend,” “may,” “objective,” “outlook,” “plan,” “project,” “possible,” “potential,” “should,” “will” and “would,” or similar words or expressions that refer to future events or outcomes.

    Dell Technologies’ results or events in future periods could differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements because of risks, uncertainties, and other factors that include, but are not limited to, the following: risks and uncertainties relating to our spin-off of VMware, Inc., including the potential effects on our business of the transaction; the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic; competitive pressures; Dell Technologies’ reliance on third-party suppliers for products and components, including reliance on single-source or limited-source suppliers; Dell Technologies’ ability to achieve favorable pricing from its vendors; adverse global economic conditions and instability in financial markets; Dell Technologies’ execution of its growth, business and acquisition strategies; the success of Dell Technologies’ cost efficiency measures; Dell Technologies’ ability to manage solutions and products and services transitions in an effective manner; Dell Technologies’ ability to deliver high-quality products, software, and services; cyber attacks or other data security incidents; Dell Technologies’ foreign operations and ability to generate substantial non-U.S. net revenue; Dell Technologies’ product, services, customer, and geographic sales mix, and seasonal sales trends; the performance of Dell Technologies’ sales channel partners; access to the capital markets by Dell Technologies or its customers; material impairment of the value of goodwill or intangible assets; weak economic conditions and the effect of additional regulation on Dell Technologies’ financial services activities; counterparty default risks; the loss by Dell Technologies of any contracts for ISG services and solutions and its ability to perform such contracts at their estimated costs; loss by Dell Technologies of government contracts; Dell Technologies’ ability to develop and protect its proprietary intellectual property or obtain licenses to intellectual property developed by others on commercially reasonable and competitive terms; disruptions in Dell Technologies’ infrastructure; Dell Technologies’ ability to hedge effectively its exposure to fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates and interest rates; expiration of tax holidays or favorable tax rate structures, or unfavorable outcomes in tax audits and other tax compliance matters; impairment of portfolio investments; unfavorable results of legal proceedings; compliance requirements of changing environmental and safety laws or other laws; the effect of armed hostilities, terrorism, natural disasters, and public health issues; the effect of global climate change and legal, regulatory, or market measures to address climate change; Dell Technologies’ dependence on the services of Michael Dell and key employees; Dell Technologies’ level of indebtedness; the effect of the transition from LIBOR as a reference rate to calculate interest rates under our variable-rate indebtedness; and business and financial factors and legal restrictions affecting continuation of Dell Technologies’ quarterly cash dividend policy and dividend rate.

    This list of risks, uncertainties, and other factors is not complete. Dell Technologies discusses some of these matters more fully, as well as certain risk factors that could affect Dell Technologies’ business, financial condition, results of operations, and prospects, in its reports filed with the SEC, including Dell Technologies’ annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended January 28, 2022, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and current reports on Form 8-K. These filings are available for review through the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Any or all forward-looking statements Dell Technologies makes may turn out to be wrong and can be affected by inaccurate assumptions Dell Technologies might make or by known or unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, including those identified in this press release. Accordingly, you should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements made in this press release, which speak only as of its date. Dell Technologies does not undertake to update, and expressly disclaims any duty to update, its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of circumstances or events that arise after the date they are made, new information, or otherwise.

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