Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, September 13th, 2009
The company reported first quarter revenue of $3.933 billion, a 6 percent increase compared to the $3.706 billion reported in the first quarter of fiscal year 2009. Revenue growth on a constant currency basis was 10 percent after adjusting for a $145 million negative foreign currency translation. This quarter contained 14 weeks, one more week than the first quarter of fiscal year 2009.
As reported, first quarter net earnings were $445 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, both decreasing 38 percent over the same period in the...
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