THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) reported total revenue increased 3 percent during the fourth quarter of 2011 to $3,973 million versus $3,841 million in the fourth quarter of 2010. For the full year 2011, total revenue increased 4 percent to $15,582 million from $15,053 million in 2010.
Adjusted earnings per share (EPS) were $1.21 for the fourth quarter of 2011, an increase of 3 percent compared to $1.17 for the fourth quarter of 2010. Adjusted net income decreased 6 percent to $1,039 million in the fourth quarter of 2011 compared to $1,103 million in the fourth quarter of 2010.
Full year 2011 adjusted EPS were $5.33 versus $5.21 in 2010, a 2 percent increase. Full year 2011 adjusted net income decreased 3 percent to $4,858 million versus $5,024 million in 2010.
“We exited 2011 with good momentum and the outlook for 2012 is even stronger,” said Kevin Sharer, chairman & CEO at Amgen. “Our acquisition of Micromet, announced today, further builds our innovative oncology therapeutics pipeline and capabilities.”
Adjusted EPS and adjusted net income for the fourth quarter and full year 2011 and 2010 exclude, for the applicable periods, a charge for a legal settlement; certain expenses related to acquisitions, impairments and cost-savings initiatives; non-cash interest expense associated with our convertible notes; the income tax benefit as a result of resolving certain non-routine transfer pricing issues with tax authorities and certain other items. These adjustments and other items are presented on the attached reconciliation tables.
On a reported basis in accordance with United States (U.S.) Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Amgen’s GAAP diluted EPS were $1.08 for the fourth quarter of 2011, unchanged from the same quarter last year. GAAP n
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