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IHS Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2012 Results

Fourth Quarter 2012 Details

Revenue for the fourth quarter of 2012 totaled $414 million, a 12 percent increase over fourth quarter 2011 revenue of $371 million. Organic growth in the fourth quarter of 2012 was four percent. Acquisitions added eight percent, and foreign currency movements had a negligible impact. The subscription-based business grew seven percent organically.


Three Months Ended November 30,

Absolute Organic

Year Ended November 30,

Absolute Organic
2012     2011 % change % change 2012     2011 % change % change
Subscription revenue $ 302,187 $ 272,893 11 % 7 % $ 1,157,347 $ 1,020,800 13 % 8 %
Non-subscription revenue 112,171   97,763   15 % (4 )% 372,522   304,838   22 % (4 )%
Total revenue $ 414,358   $ 370,656   12 % 4 % $ 1,529,869   $ 1,325,638   15 % 5 %

IHS continued to grow its business overall in all three of its operating regions. The Americas segment increased its revenue during the fourth quarter by $24 million, or 11 percent, to $243 million. The EMEA segment grew its fourth quarter revenue by $13 million, or 12 percent, to $122 million. The APAC segment's revenue was up $7 million, or 15 percent, to $50 million.

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