Adjusted EBIT of $133.4 million increased 23.3 percent compared with $108.2 million in the prior-year quarter. The increase was due to higher segment operating income in all three operating segments and lower corporate expenses. Adjusted EBIT margin improved to 16.7 percent compared with 13.1 percent in the prior-year quarter.Adjusted EBIT Return On Invested Capital was 36.3 percent on a trailing four-quarter basis, compared with 35.4 percent for the prior year. The increase in Adjusted EBIT Return On Invested Capital primarily was due to higher earnings and improved working capital.
Grace Reports Fourth Quarter 2012 Adjusted EPS Of $1.11 And Provides 2013 Earnings Outlook
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