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Seagate Disseminates Q2 Financial Results 2016

Seagate Technology

Seagate Technology has disseminated the financial results for the second quarter (Q2) of fiscal year 2016 ended January 1, 2016. The Company reported revenue of approximately $3.0 billion, gross margin of 24.8%, net income of $165 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.55.

During the second quarter, the Company generated approximately $382 million in operating cash flow, paid cash dividends of $188 million and repurchased approximately 2.9 million ordinary shares for $107 million.

There were 296 million ordinary shares issued and outstanding as of the end of the quarter. Cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments totaled approximately $1.3 billion at the end of the quarter.

“Our results this quarter reflect the achievement of many of our operational goals, including improved profitability in our product portfolio and effective cost controls,” said Steve Luczo, Seagate’s chairman and chief executive officer.  “Seagate sits in a favorable position as a leading storage solutions provider and we continue to believe that the long-term prospects for storage growth are strong. We are confident we have the right strategy and portfolio to continue delivering market-leading value to customers and generating strong returns for our investors through financial discipline.”


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