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  • mr_dinky_dot_bomb mr_dinky_dot_bomb Mar 28, 2013 10:20 AM Flag

    ACN Couldn't Take IBM Down Today

    ACN is recovering -- IBM is a Mudder -- 2009 results proved that -- excerpts from 2009 Earnings PR:


    Full-Year 2009:

    •Record diluted earnings per share of $10.01, up 13 percent; 7th consecutive year of double-digit EPS growth;
    •Record net income of $13.4 billion, up 9 percent;
    •Gross profit margin of 45.7 percent, 6th consecutive year of increase;
    •Record free cash flow of $15.1 billion, up $0.8 billion.

    Full-Year 2010:
    •Earnings-per-share expectations of at least $11.00.

    Fourth-Quarter 2009:
    •Earnings of $3.59 per share, up 10 percent;
    •Revenue of $27.2 billion, up 1 percent, down 5 percent adjusting for currency;
    •Net income of $4.8 billion, up 9 percent;
    •Gross profit margin of 48.3 percent, up 0.4 points; up 21 of last 22 quarters;
    •Pre-tax income of $6.4 billion, up 10 percent;
    •Pre-tax margin of 23.4 percent, up 1.9 points;
    •Services signings of $18.8 billion, up 9 percent;
    •Global Services revenue up 2 percent, pre-tax income up 7 percent;
    •Software revenue up 2 percent, pre-tax income up 10 percent;
    •Systems and Technology revenue down 4 percent, pre-tax income up 15 percent;
    •Growth markets revenue up 14 percent.

    Full-Year 2009 Results

    Net income for the year ended December 31, 2009 was $13.4 billion compared with $12.3 billion in the year-ago period, an increase of 9 percent. Diluted earnings were $10.01 per share compared with $8.89 per diluted share in 2008, an increase of 13 percent. Revenues for 2009 totaled $95.8 billion, a decrease of 8 percent (5 percent, adjusting for currency), compared with $103.6 billion in 2008.

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