Motorola Mobility Q4 2011 Ends With $80 Million Net Loss

Posted on Jan 27 2012 - 5:52am by Editorial Staff

Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. released their net revenues of $3.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2011, comparable to the fourth quarter of 2010. The GAAP net loss in the fourth quarter of 2011 was $80 million, or $0.27 per share, compared to net earnings of $80 million, or $0.27 per share, in the fourth quarter of 2010. On a non-GAAP basis, net earnings in the fourth quarter 2011 were $61 million, or $0.20 per share, compared to net earnings of $108 million, or $0.37 per share, in the fourth quarter of 2010.

The Company generated positive operating cash flow of $225 million and $357 million in the fourth quarter and full year, respectively. Total cash at the end of the quarter was $3.6 billion and includes cash, cash equivalents, and cash deposits.

“In the fourth quarter, we received very positive consumer response to Motorola RAZR, which combined an iconic brand with ultra-thin in an innovative smartphone.  Our Home business continues to be a leader in the industry’s transformation to all IP, with unique solutions that enable rich media experiences across any screen,” said Sanjay Jha, chairman and chief executive officer, Motorola Mobility. “We remain energized by the proposed merger with Google and continue to focus on creating innovative technologies.”

Mobile Devices highlights:

  • Launched Motorola RAZR extending the iconic RAZR brand around the world
  • Announced DROID RAZR MAXX, featuring twice as much battery life as the leading competitor and measuring only 8.99 millimeters
  • Unveiled the award-winning DROID 4 by Motorola, the thinnest and most powerful 4G LTE QWERTY smartphone featuring a five-row keyboard and edge-lit keys
  • Introduced two new 4G LTE tablets, the DROID XYBOARD 10.1 and XYBOARD 8.2.
  • Announced the “life proof” Motorola DEFY MINI and slim MOTOLUXE, two new value priced additions to Motorola’s growing budget-friendly portfolio
  • Shipped award-winning MOTOACTV, the world’s first combined GPS fitness tracker and MP3 player
  • Launched two flagship devices in China – the TD-SCDMA Motorola MT917 and the Motorola XT928, a dual-core, dual-mode, dual-standby smartphone
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