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Broadcom Inc.: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot

December 6, 2018

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) _ Broadcom Inc. (AVGO) on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $1.12 billion.

The San Jose, California-based company said it had profit of $2.64 per share. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs and stock option expense, were $5.85 per share.

The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 15 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $5.58 per share.

The chipmaker posted revenue of $5.44 billion in the period, also beating Street forecasts. Twelve analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $5.4 billion.

For the year, the company reported profit of $12.26 billion, or $28.44 per share. Revenue was reported as $20.85 billion.

Broadcom Inc. expects full-year revenue of $24.5 billion.

Broadcom Inc. shares have dropped 12 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index has climbed roughly 1 percent. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $227.24, a decline of 13 percent in the last 12 months.

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This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on AVGO at https://www.zacks.com/ap/AVGO

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