Lockheed Martin Reports First Quarter 2002 Earnings
BETHESDA, MD, April 23rd, 2002 -- Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) today reported first quarter 2002 earnings from continuing operations of $0.50 per share, compared to 2001 earnings from continuing operations of $0.30 per share. There were no nonrecurring and unusual items in the first quarter of 2002. Adjusting the first quarter 2001 earnings per share for the impact of adopting SFAS No. 142 and excluding nonrecurring and unusual items, pro forma earnings per share from continuing operations would have been $0.40 per share. Including discontinued operations, the Corporation reported net earnings of $0.49 per share in the first quarter 2002 versus net earnings of $0.25 per share in the first quarter of 2001. Body
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Conference call: Lockheed Martin will webcast the earnings conference call (listen-only mode) at 11 a.m. E.S.T. on April 23, 2002. A live audio broadcast will be available on the Investor Relations page of the company's web site at http://www.lockheedmartin.com/investor. An on-demand replay of the webcast will be available following the call and will continue for the following 30 days.
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