Dell Technologies announces financial results for its fiscal 2021 fourth quarter and full year, said a press release on Thursday.
“Full-year revenue was a record $94.2 billion, up 2% over the prior year. The company generated record operating income of $5.1 billion, a 96% increase over the prior year, and record non-GAAP operating income of $10.8 billion, up 6%. For the full year, net income was $3.5 billion and non-GAAP net income was $6.8 billion. Cash flow from operations was a record $11.4 billion. Full-year diluted earnings per share was $4.22, and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share was $8.00.
“Fourth quarter revenue was up 9% to $26.1 billion. The company generated operating income of $2.2 billion, a 204% increase over the same period in the prior year, and non-GAAP operating income of $3.3 billion, up 19%. Net income was $1.3 billion, non-GAAP net income was $2.3 billion and adjusted EBITDA was $3.8 billion. Cash flow from operations was $5.9 billion. Fourth quarter diluted earnings per share was $1.57 and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share was $2.70.
“Dell Technologies ended the fiscal year with cash and investments of $15.8 billion and delivered on its fiscal 2021 core debt paydown target of $5.5 billion. The company ended the year with total deferred revenue of $30.8 billion, up $3 billion year-over-year. Recurring revenue, which includes deferred revenue amortization, utility and as-a-Service models was approximately $6 billion for the quarter, up 8% year-over-year, as the company’s aaS models give customers greater flexibility to scale IT to meet business needs and budgets.”
“In the past year, our team rallied to support our customers and partners worldwide as technology played a central role in keeping our society, economy and lives moving forward,” said Jeff Clarke, chief operating officer, Dell Technologies. “We generated record revenue of $94.2 billion this year by helping customers adapt to new work-and-learn-from-anywhere realities and are in an advantaged position to capitalize on the projected mid-single digits growth in IT spending in 2021.”
“This year’s strong results are a testament to the flexibility of Dell Technologies’ business model and the resilience of our team,” said Tom Sweet, chief financial officer, Dell Technologies. “Focus on our people, customers, innovation and execution resulted in record cash flow from operations of $11.4 billion, and we’ll continue to deliver differentiated value for our all stakeholders.”