Mettler-Toledo Announce Q4 and Full Year Results 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE: MTD) today announced fourth quarter results for 2012.  Provided below are the highlights:

  • Sales in local currency increased by 2% in the quarter compared with the prior year.  Reported sales increased 1%, which included a 1% negative currency impact.
  • Net earnings per diluted share as reported (EPS) were $3.35, compared with $2.91 in the fourth quarter of 2011.  Adjusted EPS was $3.47, an increase of 20% over the prior-year amount of $2.88.  Adjusted EPS is a non-GAAP measure and excludes purchased intangible amortization, discrete tax items, restructuring charges and other one-time items.  A reconciliation to EPS is provided on the last page of the attached schedules. More…