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Dell Sales, Profit Top Projections on Persistent PC Demand

   

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Dell Technologies Inc. reported quarterly revenue and profit that topped analysts’ estimates, buoyed by persistent gains in corporate spending on personal computers.

Fiscal second-quarter sales rose 15% to $26.1 billion, the Round Rock, Texas-based company said Thursday in a statement. That compares with analysts’ average estimate of $25.6 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Profit, excluding some items, was $2.24 a share. Analysts projected $2.03.