This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Intuitive Surgical Announces Second Quarter Earnings

Stocks in this article: ISRG

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (Nasdaq:ISRG), the industry leader in robotic-assisted surgery, today reported second quarter of 2013 revenue, consistent with its July 8 th release, of $579 million, up approximately 8% compared with $537 million for the second quarter of 2012.

Second quarter of 2013 instruments and accessories revenue increased 18% to $265 million from $224 million in the second quarter of 2012. The growth in instruments and accessories revenue is the result of growth in da Vinci ® surgical procedures and increased utilization of new products. da Vinci surgical procedures grew approximately 18% in the second quarter of 2013 compared to the second quarter of 2012, driven primarily by growth in general surgery, U.S. gynecology and international urology procedures, partially offset by a decline in U.S. prostatectomy procedures.

Second quarter of 2013 systems revenue was $216 million, a decrease of 6%, compared with $229 million during the second quarter of 2012. During the second quarter of 2013, we sold 143 da Vinci Surgical Systems compared with sales of 150 systems during the same period last year. Second quarter of 2013 service revenue increased 18% to $98 million from $83 million during the second quarter of 2012, reflecting growth in the installed base of da Vinci Surgical Systems.

Second quarter of 2013 operating income decreased to $219 million from $225 million in the second quarter of 2012. Operating results for the second quarter of 2013 included $39 million of non-cash stock-based compensation expense compared with $33 million for the second quarter of 2012.

Intuitive Surgical's income tax rate for the second quarter of 2013 was 28.6% compared with 32.4% for the second quarter of 2012.

Second quarter of 2013 net income was $159 million, or $3.90 per diluted share, compared with $155 million, or $3.75 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2012.

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!


DOW 17,356.87 +288.00 1.69%
S&P 500 2,012.89 +40.15 2.04%
NASDAQ 4,644.3120 +96.4780 2.12%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs