Huntington Ingalls: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) _ Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (HII) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $129 million.

On a per-share basis, the Newport News, Virginia-based company said it had net income of $3.20.

The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.49 per share.

The shipbuilder posted revenue of $2.23 billion in the period, which also beat Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.12 billion.

Huntington Ingalls shares have risen 18% since the beginning of the year. The stock has climbed 15% in the last 12 months.

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