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Alcatel-Lucent improves margins, cash flow in Q3

Thursday 29 October 2015 | 09:08 CET | News
Alcatel-Lucent reported third-quarter revenues down 5 percent year-on-year to EUR 3.43 billion. Adjusted operating profit improved to EUR 212 million from EUR 170 million a year ago, as the company completed about 90 percent of the cost savings targeted under its 'Shift Plan'. The gross margin was up 50 basis points year-over-year to 34.5 percent, and the adjusted operating margin expanded 100 points to 6.2 percent. The net result was still a loss of EUR 206 million, widening from EUR 18 million a year ago due to a goodwill impairment charge on ASN. Operating cash flow moved to a positive EUR

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