Avery Dennison 4Q 2012 results: net income up 121% from year ago to $49 million

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA, January 30, 2013-

Avery Dennison Corporation (AVY) today announced preliminary, unaudited fourth quarter and full-year 2012 results. All non-GAAP financial measures referenced in this document are reconciled to GAAP in the attached tables. Unless otherwise indicated, the discussion of the company's results is focused on its continuing operations, and comparisons are to the same period in the prior year.

"Avery Dennison delivered strong earnings improvement in 2012," said Dean Scarborough, Avery Dennison chairman, president and CEO. "Both Pressure-sensitive Materials and Retail Branding and Information Solutions delivered solid sales growth and expanded margins, and we returned $346 million of cash to shareholders through share repurchases and an increased dividend.

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