Feb 2018 - Market Perspective - Doc # US43547918
Xerox 4Q17 Earnings Announcement Overshadowed by Merger with Fuji Xerox
By: Eiji IshidaGroup Manager, Imaging, Printing and Document Solutions, IDC Japan, Keith KmetzProgram Vice President, Imaging, Printing & Document Solutions, Amy MachadoResearch Manager, Imaging, Printing, and Document Solutions, Sharon McNeeResearch Manager, European Imaging, Printing and Document Solutions, IDC EMEA, Holly MuscolinoResearch Vice President, Content Technologies and Document Workflow, Phil SargeantProgram Director, Imaging and Hardcopy Devices and Document Solutions, European RegionSolutions
This IDC Market Perspective analyzes Xerox's fourth-quarter 2017 earnings report made on January 31, 2018, and proposed merger with Fujifilm.
"It is encouraging to observe the improvement in Xerox's financial performance in 4Q17," says Keith Kmetz, program vice president for IDC's Imaging, Printing and Document Solutions research. "However, the announcement of a new Fuji Xerox changes the game for the company. We note a number of positives associated with the move, but there is much work to be done in order for the momentum of 4Q17's achievement to continue and to build a new organization resulting from the proposed merger."
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