Roper Industries Announces Record Results

Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP), a diversified growth company, reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2012.

In Q4, GAAP revenue increased 10% to $810 million and non-GAAP revenue, which excludes a fair value adjustment to acquired deferred revenue, was $816 million.  GAAP operating margin increased 250 basis points to 27.8%, while non-GAAP operating margin was 28.3%, a 300 basis point increase over the prior year.

Regarding the full year 2012, Brian Jellison, Roper’s Chairman, President and CEO said, “Full year performance across the enterprise was outstanding throughout the year with record levels of revenue, income and cash flow.” He added,  “Operating margin expansion was consistent and broad-based, as margins expanded in each of our segments in every quarter of 2012, a reflection of the strength of our business leaders and our disciplined operating model.  Gross margin expanded to 56% for the year.  Our consistent focus on high margin businesses, differentiated technology and nimble execution continues to deliver exceptional results.” More….

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