The Xerox surplus plummeted 19 percent to $ 215 million. Sales also rose 8 percent to $ 4.5 billion (equivalent to $ 2.9 billion), driven by strong emerging markets businesses. The previous profit expectation will be maintained, the group said on Thursday in Norwalk (Connecticut) with.

Xerox generates nearly three quarters of its revenue from service around its devices and consumables such as printer and copier cartridges. These revenues increased by ten percent and thus significantly more than the device sales plus two percent.

Xerox is currently shedding jobs for more profit. With the numbers, the company met the expectations of analysts. For the full year, Xerox continues to expect earnings per share of $ 1.26 to $ 1.30. (Dpa / tc)