SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland - Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) today reported results for the fiscal fourth quarter ended Sept. 24, 2010. The company reported a net sales increase of 16 percent year-over-year, and 2 percent sequentially, to $3.1 billion.
"Our fourth quarter was a strong finish to a very good year," said Tyco Electronics Chief Executive Officer Tom Lynch. "Our 2010 sales of $12.1 billion were up 18 percent over the prior year. This growth was broad-based across our markets and geographies, driven by a recovering global economy and our ability to respond quickly during the rebound. We also strengthened our market position during the year."
As announced in July 2010, the company reached an agreement to acquire ADC (Nasdaq: ADCT) for $12.75 per share in cash, or an enterprise value of approximately $1.25 billion. This acquisition is expected to position the company as a leading global provider of broadband connectivity products to carrier and enterprise networks.
Tyco Electronics Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions, specialty products and subsea communication systems, with fiscal 2010 sales of $12.1 billion to customers in more than 150 countries. We design, manufacture and market products for customers in a broad array of industries including automotive; data communication systems and consumer electronics; telecommunications; aerospace, defense and marine; medical; energy; and lighting. With approximately 7,000 engineers and worldwide manufacturing, sales and customer service capabilities, Tyco Electronics' commitment is our customers' advantage. More information on Tyco Electronics can be found at http://www.tycoelectronics.com/