Dell is at a crossroad. Thursday could be the last time Dell reports its quarterly earnings as a public company. A $24.4 billion leveraged buyout vote looms with shareholders, and the PC market is on the skids. Meanwhile, the next big question is, what is Carl Icahn's next Dell earnings-related tweet going to be?
Here is the recap of Dell's financials. The Round Rock, Texas company's fiscal second-quarter earnings were mixed. The company reported Thursday its net income dropped 72 percent, while revenue inched up a nose to $14.51 billion from $14.48 billion. How does this fit into the larger Dell machinations? Let's take a look.