Despite cheerful earnings reports, Dell and Hewlett-Packard each have reason to worry about future revenue growth. The fast-growing Dell is suffering a bit of a slowdown--even though it continues to outpace rival manufacturers--as evidenced by last quarter's $200 million shortfall in revenue expectations. Meanwhile, much of HP's "upside surprise" stemmed from cost-cutting rather than growth.
Dell shares tumble on sales concerns
update Dell Computer shares tumble in early trading despite matching profit estimates and announcing another stock split.
HP dips despite earnings surprise
Dell earnings could show signs of a slowdown