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Dell Computer Corp was founded in 1984 by Michael S Dell Four years later in 1988 Dell became a publicly traded company with 35 million shares at 850 each Four more years later Dell was ranked in the Fortune 500 roster with Michael Dell as the youngest CEO to be ranked on this list In 1996 Dells stock raises to about 100 per share pre-split One year later this number is multiplied by 10 and stock is up to a startling 1000 a share pre-split Date Event Per-Share Price Presplit Stock Price June 22 1988 Initial Public Offering 850 -- April 9 1992 Three-for-Two Split 2581 3872 Oct 27 1995 Two-for-One Split 4500 13500 Dec 6 1996 Two-for-One Split 5675 34050 July 25 1997 Two-for-One Split 8150 97800 March 6 1998 Two-for-One Split 6925 166200 Sept 4 1998 Two-for-One Split 5475 262800 March 5 1999 Two-for-One Split 4303 413100 Jan 28 2000 Close of Last Quarter 3725 357600 Also in 1997 Internet sales reached 1 million per day In 1999 a mere fifteen years since the start of this company Internet sales reach 35 million per day Dell Computer Corp is ranked No 4 in the Fortune 500 ranking and Wall Street named it the No 1 return in total return investors over the past three five and ten years Also in the past 15 years Dell Computers total sales have grown from 6 million to 236 billion Since 1995 Dell stock has had a slow but steady increaseThe top six competitors to Dell are Compaq Computer Corp Gateway Inc Apple Computer Inc Micron Electronics Inc Bitwise Designs Inc Paravant Inc and Hertz Technology Group Dell Computer Corp is worth about four times the amount of its closest competitor Compaq Computer Corp DELL COMPUTER CORPDELL 120402198 COMPAQ COMPUTER CORPCPQ 44785125 APPLE COMPUTER INCAAPL 19722642 MICRON ELECTRONICS INCMUEI 1709236 BITWISE DESIGNS INCBTWS 188291 HERTZ TECHNOLOGY GROUPHERZ 13439 The following
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