St. Jude Medical (STJ) Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2012 Results
1/23/2013 6:08:49 AM
St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE: STJ) today reported sales and net earnings for the fourth quarter and year ended December 29, 2012.
Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Sales
The Company reported net sales of $1.372 billion in the fourth quarter of 2012, a decline of approximately 2 percent compared with the $1.407 billion in the fourth quarter of 2011. Unfavorable foreign currency translation comparisons decreased fourth quarter sales by approximately $23 million. On a currency neutral basis, net sales decreased by 1 percent from the fourth quarter of 2011.