Siemens AG reported that revenue for the fourth quarter rose 7% year-over-year, to €21.703 bn, and orders rose 2% to €21.495 bn.
On a comparable basis, excluding currency translation and portfolio effects, revenue was up 1% and orders declined 4%. Total Sectors profit was €2.119 bn, held back by substantial profit impacts in the Energy Sector.
For fiscal 2012, revenue rose 7% year-over-year, to €78.296 billion, while orders came in 10% lower, at €76.913 billion, due to a significantly lower volume from large orders compared to the prior year. Total Sectors Profit was €7.543 billion and income from continuing operations was €5.184 billion. Siemens proposes a dividend of €3.00 per share, unchanged from fiscal 2011.
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India Infoline Research Team / 15:28, Mar 13, 2015
Markets are now reinforcing the perception of an early interest rate hike by US Federal Reserve, with consensus calling for the hike taking place in June, when compared with the prior expectations of a hike in September.