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Lockheed Martin reports sales increase, profit decline

October 24, 2017 |
Marjorie Censer
Lockheed Martin, the world's largest defense contractor, today reported sales in its most recent quarter hit $12.2 billion, up 5.4 percent from the same three-month period a year earlier. Quarterly profit reached $939 million, down from nearly $2.4 billion the previous year. However, the company attributed about $1.2 billion of the profit from the prior year to a gain from divesting its information systems and global solutions business. Lockheed reported sales boosts in all four of its business units, except...

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