December 28, 1999 |
The decade of the tech stock? Now there's an understatement. The hottest stocks of the 1990s are virtually an all-tech affair, as a list of the top performers compiled for The Times by Ned Davis Research shows. Just look at Dell Computer Corp.'s decade-leading 91,863% rise, as measured from its closing stock price on the last trading day of 1989 through Thursday. That means a $5,000 investment in the personal computer maker at the start of the '90s would be worth more than $4.5 million today.
October 18, 2001 |
EMC Corp., maker of data-storage systems, reported its first quarterly loss in a dozen years as it took an $825-million restructuring charge and warned it did not expect to turn a profit until the second half of next year. The company also said it would increase the number of job cuts it plans this year to 4,000 from the more than 2,000 announced in September. EMC posted a third-quarter net loss of $945.2 million, or 43 cents a share, reversing year-earlier net income of $458.
August 9, 2002 |
Emulex Corp., a maker of computer circuit cards, had a smaller fourth-quarter loss as new products helped boost sales 20%. The Costa Mesa company's net loss narrowed to $11.4 million, or 14 cents a share, from $31.3 million, or 38 cents, a year ago, as sales grew 20% to $70.2 million. Emulex customers such as EMC Corp., the world's largest maker of computer data-storage systems, and IBM Corp. have said demand for their products is rising slightly as the economy recovers. Emulex shares rose $1.
December 13, 2000 |
IBM Corp. Chairman Louis Gerstner said Sun Microsystems Inc., Microsoft Corp. and EMC Corp. sell proprietary computing systems that can't survive in a world of billions of connected devices. In a speech delivered at the eBusiness Conference and Expo in New York, Gerstner said these technology giants--all IBM competitors--are facing an "inexorable" move to open-computing standards driven by the Internet.
December 3, 1998 |
Guinness Flight Investment Management Ltd. is offering a new index mutual fund "designed to track the U.S. information economy of the 21st century," according to the company. The fund, to be launched Dec. 15, is named the Wired Index Fund. The index, developed by Wired magazine, includes 40 stocks, and their percentage of the index will be determined by their market capitalization, said James Atkinson, head of Guinness' Pasadena-based U.S. operations. The top stocks in the index as of Nov.
February 13, 1996
MTI Technology Corp., which provides data storage, is selling its patent portfolio for $40 million to EMC Corp. of Hopkinton, Mass. EMC, a maker of computer information storage and retrieval products, said the two companies also will share additional royalties under certain conditions. The pact includes a five-year licensing partnership that will provide each company with nonexclusive licensing rights to each other's existing patents and certain future patents.
January 2, 1991
List includes only common stocks and reflects stock splits and dividends. Not included are stocks whose 1989 closing price was below $2. Close ($) Yr. to date Stock Dec. 31, '90 % change Line of business Cabletron Systems 28.5 +204.0 Computer net- work systems U.S. Surgical 71.375 +160.7 Surgical products Signal Apparel 10.5 +147.1 Men's & child- ren's clothing EMC Corp. 8.0 +146.2 Computer equipment Myers, L.E. 15.125 +124.1 Electrical construction Oregon Steel Mills 24.0 +97.
July 26, 1999 |
IBM Corp., the world's No. 1 computer maker, today will unveil a storage system for large computer networks to take on rival EMC Corp., the leading maker of storage devices for big corporations. The IBM storage system, code-named Shark, can hold more than 11 terabytes of information, which is more than the printed collection of the U.S. Library of Congress. The product can be hooked up to a range of computers, from mainframes to servers based on Intel Corp. processors.
April 30, 2002 |
EMC Corp., which became the world's dominant data-storage firm selling pricey refrigerator-sized machines, unveiled a low-cost product designed for storing archived digital information such as X-rays, canceled bank checks and corporate e-mail. EMC's Centera product is being launched as the market for high-end data storage has turned into a vicious price war.