Sunday, July 9, 2006

Alcatel Sees Q2 Results in Line with Expectations

Alcatel confirming that its preliminary financial results for Q2 are in line with expectations. Highlights for the quarter include the following:

  • Revenues are expected to be approximately EUR 3.38 billion, an increase of 7.5% over the same period last year.

  • Operating margin is expected to be around 8%, and includes a 0.3 percent impact from a capital gain resulting from disposal of fixed assets.

  • The proposed contribution of Alcatel assets to Thales will be accounted for as discontinued operations once definitive agreements have been completed, which is expected to occur by year-end 2006.

  • Second quarter 2006 results will be published on July 27, 2006. Further details will be provided at that time.

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