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Xylem Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2012 Results

Business Segment Results

Water Infrastructure

Xylem’s Water Infrastructure businesses provide equipment and services focused on the transport, treatment and testing of water and wastewater in the public utility and industrial markets.

  • Third quarter 2012 segment revenue was $595 million, up 7 percent in constant currencies, and up 2 percent as reported, with growth in public utility activity in all regions more than offsetting weakness in industrial.
  • Third quarter adjusted segment operating margin was 15.0 percent. Stand-alone costs negatively impacted operating margin 50 basis points for the third quarter of 2012.

Applied Water

Xylem’s Applied Water businesses provide equipment and services in the residential and commercial building services, general industrial and agricultural markets.

  • Third quarter 2012 segment revenue was $350 million, down 2 percent in constant currencies, and 5 percent as reported, reflecting comparison to a particularly strong third quarter 2011, and ongoing weakness in commercial building services.
  • Third quarter adjusted segment operating margin was 12.6 percent. Stand-alone costs negatively impacted operating margin 60 basis points for the third quarter of 2012.

More detail available

Supplemental information on Xylem’s third quarter earnings and reconciliations for certain non-GAAP items is posted at investors.xyleminc.com.

About Xylem

Xylem (NYSE: XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world’s most challenging water and wastewater problems. Launched in 2011 from the spinoff of the water-related businesses of ITT Corporation, Xylem is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with 2011 annual revenues of $3.8 billion and 12,500 employees worldwide. In 2012, Xylem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for advancing sustainable business practices and solutions worldwide.

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