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IBM Reports 2013 Second-Quarter Results

Stocks in this article: IBM

Full-year GAAP diluted earnings per share expectations are at least $15.08. Operating (non-GAAP) diluted earnings per share expectations are being raised to at least $16.90, excluding the second-quarter $1 billion workforce rebalancing charge. Operating (non-GAAP) earnings per share expectations are at least $16.25, including the second-quarter $1 billion workforce rebalancing charge.

The 2013 operating (non-GAAP) earnings expectations exclude $1.17 per share of charges for amortization of purchased intangible assets, other acquisition-related charges, and retirement-related charges.

Geographic Regions

The Americas’ second-quarter revenues were $10.7 billion, a decrease of 3 percent (down 3 percent, adjusting for currency) from the 2012 period. Revenues from Europe/Middle East/Africa were flat at $7.8 billion (down 1 percent adjusting for currency). Asia-Pacific revenues decreased 8 percent (flat, adjusting for currency) to $5.8 billion. OEM revenues were $538 million, up 5 percent (up 6 percent adjusting for currency) compared with the 2012 second quarter.

Growth Markets

Revenues from the company’s growth markets were flat (up 1 percent, adjusting for currency). Revenues in the BRIC countries — Brazil, Russia, India and China — were flat (up 1 percent, adjusting for currency).

Services

Global Technology Services segment revenues decreased 5 percent (down 2 percent, adjusting for currency) to $9.5 billion. Global Business Services segment revenues were down 1 percent (up 2 percent, adjusting for currency) to $4.6 billion.

Pre-tax income from Global Technology Services decreased 14 percent and pre-tax margin decreased to 15.4 percent. Pre-tax income from Global Technology Services increased 3 percent and pre-tax margin increased to 19.0 percent, excluding the impact of workforce rebalancing. Global Business Services pre-tax income decreased 22 percent and pre-tax margin decreased to 13.0 percent. Global Business Services pre-tax income increased 2 percent and pre-tax margin increased to 17.9 percent, excluding the impact of workforce rebalancing.

The estimated services backlog at June 30 was $141 billion, up 3 percent year over year at actual rates (up 7 percent, adjusting for currency).

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