ITT Reports Solid 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results
Wednesday, February 04, 2009
Technology segment reported fourth quarter 2008 revenue of $984 million,
roughly flat on a year-over-year basis, with solid organic revenue growth of
7%, offset by the negative impact of foreign currency exchange.
Fourth quarter segment operating income was $96 million, which is down 24% from the comparable prior year period due primarily to higher costs
associated with aggressive restructuring activity during the quarter.
full-year 2008, the segment grew nine percent year-over-year on revenue of $3.8
billion, including solid organic revenue growth of eight percent. The segment
generated operating income of $469 million, up eight percent on a comparable
basis, as organic growth and productivity improvements more than offset
negative impacts from restructuring and foreign currency exchange. More…