Profits Fall At NCR

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DAYTON, Ohio - (07/28/06) -- ATM maker NCR Corp. reportedThursday that net income for its second quarter plunged by 39% to$78 million, or 43 cents a share, compared to the same period lastyear when the company was able to report a $64 million gain fromresolution of a tax issue. Second quarter revenues rose 4% to $1.53billion, fueled by strong sales in the company's Teradata datawarehousing, financial and retail segments. For the first sixmonths of the year, NCR reported a 24% drop in earnings to $119million, or 66 cents a share, from the first half last year.Revenue growth was flat, with roughly $2.8 billion in revenues forthe first half last year and this year.

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