Go figure, who is buying computers and new laptops in todays economy, remember back in the late 90's when DELL could do no wrong, those days are long gone, DELL will probably never be a $20 $30 or $50 stock ever again. MSFT, HPQ, CSCO and the rest of tech are going to continue to fall Price targets: MSFT $10-$12 HPQ $18-$20 CSCO $8-$10 AAPL $65 RIMM $30 INTC $8-$10 Dell Earnings, Sales Fall; Both Miss Expectations Companiesell Inc By: CNBC.com | 26 Feb 2009 | 04:13 PM Dell reported a big drop in earnings, falling well short of what analysts expected from the company. Dell's quarterly revenue also missed forecasts. Dell Elise Amendola / AP The personal computer maker said that it earned 18 cents a share in the fourth quarter, on revenue of $13.4 billion. In the same period last year, Dell turned in a profit of 31 cents a share on sales of $16 billion. Dell was expected to earn 26 cents a share, according to a consensus from analysts who following the company. It was expected to report revenue of $14.18 billion. Shares of Dell [DELL 8.21 -0.15 (-1.81%) ] were down about 2.5 percent in extended trading after losing 1.8 percent to $8.21 a share in regular market hours.