Google Announces Q2 2012 Results: Revenues Was $12.21 Billion, EPS Was $8.42 On 331 Million Diluted Shares

Posted on Jul 19 2012 - 8:06pm by Editorial Staff

As expected, Google just announced its second quarter results with consolidated revenues of $12.21 billion for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, an increase of 35% compared to the second quarter of 2011. Google Inc. reports its revenues, consistent with GAAP, on a gross basis without deducting traffic acquisition costs (TAC). In the second quarter of 2012, TAC totaled $2.60 billion, or 25% of advertising revenues.

GAAP operating income in the second quarter of 2012 was $3.20 billion, or 26% of revenues. Non-GAAP operating income in the second quarter of 2012 was $3.95 billion, or 32% of revenues. GAAP net income in the second quarter of 2012 was $2.79 billion, compared to $2.51 billion in the second quarter of 2011. Non-GAAP net income in the second quarter of 2012 was $3.35 billion, compared to $2.85 billion in the second quarter of 2011.

GAAP EPS in the second quarter of 2012 was $8.42 on 331 million diluted shares outstanding, compared to $7.68 in the second quarter of 2011 on 326 million diluted shares outstanding. Non-GAAP EPS in the second quarter of 2012 was $10.12, compared to $8.74 in the second quarter of 2011.

“Google standalone had a strong quarter with 21% year-on-year revenue growth, and we launched a bunch of exciting new products at I/O – in particular the Nexus 7 tablet, which has received rave reviews,” said Larry Page, CEO of Google. “This quarter is also special because Motorola is now part of the Google family, and we’re excited about the potential to build great devices for users.”

In the second quarter of 2012, the expense related to SBC and the related tax benefits were $565 million and $135 million, compared to $435 million and $91 million in the second quarter of 2011.  In the second quarter of 2012, the charge related to severance and benefit arrangements in connection with the Motorola acquisition was $182 million and the related tax benefit was $51 million.

Google last traded at 593.06 +12.30 (2.12%).

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