By AuntMinnie.com staff writers

November 8, 2012 -- Strong earnings performance in its imaging and therapy systems businesses helped Siemens Healthcare to an increase in profit in its fiscal fourth quarter.

In the quarter (end-September 30), the vendor had revenues of 3.786 billion euros ($4.85 billion U.S.), up 11% on an actual basis and 4% on a currency-adjusted basis from the 3.407 billion euros ($4.37 billion U.S.) turned in a year ago. On a geographic basis, Asia, Australia, and the Americas contributed double-digit growth to revenue, the company said.

For the full fiscal 2012, Siemens Healthcare posted revenues of 13.642 billion euros ($17.38 billion U.S.), up 9% on an actual basis and 4% on a currency-adjusted basis compared to revenues of 12.517 billion euros ($15.947 billion U.S.) in 2011. The group's full-year profit was 1.815 billion euros ($2.312 billion U.S.), compared with a profit of 1.334 billion euros ($1.699 billion U.S.) in 2011.

Siemens Healthcare had a profit of 631 million euros ($809 million U.S.) for the quarter, compared with a profit of 494 million euros ($633 million U.S.) in the same quarter last year.


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