From: Lockheed Martin Corporation
Posted: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today reported fourth quarter 2016 net sales of $13.8 billion, compared to $11.5 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015. Net earnings from continuing operations in the fourth quarter of 2016 were $959 million, or $3.25 per share, compared to $817 million, or $2.63 per share, in the fourth quarter of 2015. Cash from operations in the fourth quarter of 2016 was $729 million, compared to $1.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015.
Net sales in 2016 were $47.2 billion, compared to $40.5 billion in 2015. Net earnings from continuing operations in 2016 were $3.8 billion, or $12.38 per share, compared to $3.1 billion, or $9.93 per share, in 2015. Cash from operations in 2016 was $5.2 billion, compared to cash from operations in 2015 of $5.1 billion.
"Our dedicated employees delivered outstanding performance for our customers in 2016, resulting in exceptional financial results," said Chairman, President, and CEO Marillyn Hewson. "Looking ahead to 2017, we remain focused on meeting commitments to customers, pursuing new business growth opportunities, investing in innovative solutions to drive affordability and prepare for the future, and returning value to our shareholders."
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