Xerox Reports Increases in Fourth-Quarter Financial Results
Fourth-quarter gross margin was 33.6 percent, and selling, administrative and general expenses were 20 percent of revenue. On a pro-forma basis, operating margin of 10.4 percent was up one point from fourth-quarter 2009. For the full year, gross margin was 34.4 percent and SAG expenses were 21.2 percent of revenue. Pro-forma operating margin was 9.6 percent, up one point from full-year 2009.
The $1.3 billion in operating cash flow in the fourth quarter contributed to $2.7 billion in cash flow for the full year. From the time of the ACS acquisition in February 2010, Xerox reduced total debt by $1.9 billion to $8.6 billion. Xerox ended the year with a cash balance of $1.2 billion.
Xerox Corp. is a $22 billion leading global enterprise for business process and document management. Through its broad portfolio of technology and services, Xerox provides the essential back-office support that clears the way for clients to focus on what they do best: their real business. Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., Xerox provides leading-edge document technology, services, software and genuine Xerox supplies for graphic communication and office printing environments of any size. Through ACS, A Xerox Company, which Xerox acquired in February 2010, Xerox also offers extensive business process outsourcing and IT outsourcing services, including data processing, HR benefits management, finance support, and customer relationship management services for commercial and government organizations worldwide. The 136,000 people of Xerox serve clients in more than 160 countries. For more information, visit www.xerox.com. For investor information, visit www.xerox.com/investor.
Source: Financial release.