Esterline Reports 3Q EPS of $.61 Before One-Time Insurance Recovery
By Michelle DeGrand on
BELLEVUE, Wash., August 30, 2007 — Esterline Corporation (NYSE/ESL www.esterline.com), a leading specialty manufacturer serving aerospace/defense markets, today reported fiscal 2007 third quarter (ended July 27) net earnings of $38.8 million, or $1.49 per diluted share, including $23.0 million after tax, or $.88 per share, from a previously announced insurance recovery. Sales in the third quarter of FY07 were $326.4 million, including $40.9 million from recently acquired CMC Electronics. Year-ago net earnings were $11.2 million, or $.43 per diluted share, on sales of $248.4 million.