Profit for the industrial and specialty gases company climbed 14 percent over the same period a year ago.
Day: January 24, 2013
News briefs from Jan. 11-Jan. 25, 2013
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Increase led by improvement in initial claims for unemployment insurance and positive contributions from interest rate spread and the LCI.
Profit increased 8.6 percent over the prior year.
Profit fell 25.7 percent to $75 million.
Fourth-quarter sales rose 9 percent.
Organic sales increased 2 percent.
Kennametal had a 10 percent organic sales decline for the period.
Grainger's fourth-quarter sales growth slowed, but sales overall were still up 11% for the year.
Profit increased 4 percent to $168.6 million.
Organic local-currency sales increased 4.3 percent.