Dell Board Approves Quarterly Cash Dividend

  Dell Board Approves Quarterly Cash Dividend

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ROUND ROCK, Texas -- March 7, 2013

Dell today announced that on April 22, 2013, a quarterly cash dividend of
$0.08 per common share will be payable to all shareholders of record as of the
close of business on April 1, 2013.

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