CRN 30th Anniversary: Tech Stocks Then And Now


Dell

Adjusted Closing Price

May 16, 2012: $15.02
May 16, 1989: $0.07
Change: 21,357%

Dell went public in August 1988, opening at $9.38 per share. It closed at $9.13, or 10 cents per share, adjusted for today. On May 16, 1989, it closed at $7.13, or 7 cents per share, adjusted for splits. Twenty-three years later, those shares would be worth a good return.