Contract Value $1,116 Million, Highest in Gartner’s History, Up 14% YoY – Full Year 2011 Diluted Earnings per Share $1.39, Up 45% YoY – Full Year 2011 Free Cash Flow $213.6 Million, Up 11% YoY

Gartner total Q4 revenue was $427.7 million, up 12% year-over-year. Foreign exchange had only a negligible impact.  Net income increased 23% while Normalized EBITDA increased 17% to $84.8 million (see “Non-GAAP Financial Measures” for a discussion of Normalized EBITDA). Diluted earnings per share was $0.46 in fourth quarter 2011 compared to $0.37 for fourth quarter 2010. Diluted earnings for fourth quarter 2010 included acquisition related charges, net of tax, of $(0.02) per share compared to zero in the fourth quarter of 2011.

For full year 2011, total revenue was $1,468.6 million, an increase of 14%, and net income was $136.9 million.  Total revenue increased 11% year-over-year excluding the foreign exchange impact. Normalized EBITDA was $279.4 million, an increase of 21% over 2010.  Diluted earnings per share was $1.39 compared to $0.96 in 2010. Diluted earnings per share for 2011 included acquisition-related charges, net of tax, of $(0.04) per share compared to $(0.14) in 2010. Free Cash Flow was $213.6 million in 2011, an increase of 11% over 2010 (see “Non-GAAP Financial Measures” for a discussion of Free Cash Flow).

Source:  Yahoo Finance