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  • bluecheese4u bluecheese4u May 14, 2012 5:40 PM Flag

    Agilent Technologies Reports Second-Quarter 2012 Results

    Agilent Technologies Reports Second-Quarter 2012 Results
    Highlights:

    GAAP net income of $255 million, or $0.72 per share
    Non-GAAP net income of $275 million, or $0.78 per share(1)
    Orders of $1.84 billion, up 8 percent year-over-year. Revenues of $1.73 billion, up 3 percent from one year ago
    Third-quarter fiscal year 2012 revenue guidance of $1.77 billion - $1.79 billion and non-GAAP earnings guidance of $0.82 - $0.84 per share(2)
    Fiscal year 2012 revenue guidance of $6.94 billion - $7.00 billion. Non-GAAP earnings guidance at $3.18 - $3.24 per share(2)

    SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 14, 2012-- Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today reported revenues of $1.73 billion for the second fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2012, 3 percent above one year ago. Second-quarter GAAP net income was $255 million, or $0.72 per share. Last year’s second-quarter GAAP net income was $200 million, or $0.56 per share.

    During the second quarter, Agilent had intangible amortization of $26 million, transformational charges of $8 million, and acquisition and integration costs of $6 million. The company also recognized a tax benefit of $11 million. Excluding these items and $9 million of other net benefits, Agilent reported second-quarter adjusted net income of $275 million, or $0.78 per share (1).

    Bill Sullivan, Agilent president and CEO, said, “Our second-quarter performance demonstrated our ability to deliver strong results despite a challenging economic climate.”

    Electronic Measurement second-quarter revenues were up 5 percent over the prior year. Orders were up 13 percent from the same period last year. Growth was driven by wireless manufacturing.

    Chemical Analysis revenues were 2 percent above one year ago. Orders were up 7 percent. Growth continued in key end markets, including petrochemical and food.

    Life Sciences revenues grew 1 percent over last year, while orders declined 1 percent year over year. Solid performance in pharma was offset by weakness in academia and government.

    Second-quarter ROIC was 26 percent(3). Agilent generated $353 million of cash from operations in the quarter.

    Fiscal third-quarter 2012 revenues are expected to be in the range of $1.77 billion to $1.79 billion. Fiscal third-quarter non-GAAP earnings are expected to be in the range of $0.82 to $0.84 per share (2).

    Agilent expects full fiscal-year 2012 revenue of $6.94 billion - $7.00 billion, and a tightened range of non-GAAP earnings of $3.18 - $3.24 per share (2).

    http://www.investor.agilent.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=103274&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1695681&highlight=

 
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