Dell Technologies Inc. (NYSE:DVMT) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock investors acquired 3,053 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 746% compared to the average volume of 361 call options.

Separately, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Dell Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, September 2nd.

In other Dell Technologies news, insider David I. Goulden sold 4,700 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $76.26, for a total value of $358,422.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 34,855 shares in the company, valued at $2,658,042.30. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, insider David I. Goulden sold 72,727 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.70, for a total transaction of $2,378,172.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 517,809 shares of company stock worth $50,749,496. 45.00% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC bought a new position in shares of Dell Technologies in the third quarter worth about $253,000. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio raised its stake in shares of Dell Technologies by 3.3% in the third quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 98,894 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,636,000 after acquiring an additional 3,165 shares during the last quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new position in shares of Dell Technologies in the third quarter worth about $414,000. Belpointe Asset Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Dell Technologies in the third quarter worth about $1,591,000. Finally, IFM Investors Pty Ltd bought a new position in shares of Dell Technologies in the third quarter worth about $467,000. 23.03% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Dell Technologies (NYSE DVMT) opened at $75.06 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $57,872.97, a PE ratio of 11.87 and a beta of 0.08. Dell Technologies has a 12-month low of $52.87 and a 12-month high of $83.98. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.44, a current ratio of 0.76 and a quick ratio of 0.70.

Dell Technologies (NYSE:DVMT) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, September 7th. The company reported $1.88 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.79. Dell Technologies had a negative net margin of 6.24% and a positive return on equity of 19.45%. The company had revenue of $19.30 billion during the quarter.

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Dell Technologies Company Profile

Dell Technologies Inc, formerly Denali Holding Inc, is a provider of information technology solutions. The Company operates through two segments: Client Solutions and Enterprise Solutions Group (ESG). The Client Solutions segment includes sales to commercial and consumer customers of desktops, thin client products and notebooks, as well as services and third-party software and peripherals closely tied to the sale of Client Solutions hardware.

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