. Base Case"> Waters Corp. Base Case Headquarters: 34 Maple St., Milford, MA 01757Business: Worlds largest manufacturer of instruments for High Performance Liquid Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry and Thermal Analysisused for analyzing chemical and physical properties of proteins and many other substances. Chief Information Officer: Paul Newton Financials in 2002: Net sales were $890 million in 2002, up 3.5% from $859.2 million in 2001. Net income was $147.7 million, up 22.5% from $114.5 million in 2001. Challenge: Regain market leadership after loss of patent lawsuit by developing and selling integrated chromatography/spectrometry product systems. Baseline Goals:
Increase revenue growth, from 3.5% a year.
Maintain and improve earnings growth of over 15% per year.
Complete $400 million stock buyback to dispose of excess cash.
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