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Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (SIAL) Reports Record Full Year 2012 Results. Reports Q4 2012 Diluted EPS of $0.96. Q4 2012 Sales Increased 7%. Full Year 2012 Adjusted Diluted EPS Was $3.85. Expects Full Year 2013 Adjusted Diluted EPS to Increase to $4.10 - $4.20



2/7/2013 8:03:54 AM

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

HIGHLIGHTS:

Q4 2012 Results (all percentages are to comparable periods in 2011)

•Reported sales increased 7% to $655 million. Sales grew organically by 3% with Research and Sigma-Aldrich Fine Chemicals ("SAFC") having organic sales growth of 2% and 5%, respectively. Acquisitions contributed 6% to sales growth. Changes in foreign currency exchange rates reduced otherwise reportable sales by 2% in the quarter.
•Q4 2012 reported diluted EPS was $0.96 compared to $0.89 in Q4 2011, an increase of 8%. Adjusted diluted EPS was also $0.96 compared to $0.91 in Q4 2011. Changes in foreign currency exchange rates versus the same period last year reduced adjusted Q4 2012 EPS by $0.06. Excluding this impact, adjusted EPS would have grown by 12% from the same period last year.

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