Access the March 12, 2013 filing of the fiscal 2013 10-K report for Dell (ticker DELL) at www.SEC.gov. Read its Note 15 that details Dell’s segment information and answer the following.
1. Dell’s operations are divided among which four global business segments?
2. In fiscal year 2013, which segment had the largest dollar amount of operating income? Which had the largest amount of assets?
3. Compute the return on assets for each segment for fiscal year 2013. Use operating income and average total assets by segment for your calculation. Which segment has the highest return on assets?
4. For what product groups does Dell provide segment data? What percent of Dell’s net revenue is earned by each product group?