|EX-99.1 - PRESS RELEASE - AMERISOURCEBERGEN CORP||d288149dex991.htm|
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 26, 2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|1300 Morris Drive Chesterbrook, PA 19087|
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (610) 727-7000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On January 26, 2012, AmerisourceBergen Corporation (the Registrant) issued a news release announcing its earnings for the fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2011 and announcing its corresponding earnings conference call. A copy of the news release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
In the news release issued on January 26, 2012, the Registrant reaffirmed its expectations for fiscal year 2012 diluted earnings per share in the range of $2.74 to $2.84. Key assumptions supporting the 2012 diluted earnings per share range are: flat to modest revenue growth; operating margin growth in the high single-digit to low-double digit basis points range; and free cash flow in the range of $700 million to $800 million, which includes capital expenditures in the $150 million range. Subject to market conditions, the Registrant expects to repurchase approximately $400 million of its common shares in fiscal year 2012.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibits are filed as part of this report:
99.1 News Release, dated January 26, 2012, of AmerisourceBergen Corporation, regarding Registrants earnings for the fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2011.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: January 26, 2012||By:||/s/ Michael D. DiCandilo|
|Name: Michael D. DiCandilo|
Title: Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer