Manufacturer Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK), Milwaukee, WI, reported sales for the fiscal second quarter of $1.6 billion, down 3.1 percent year-over-year. Organic sales grew 2.7 percent. Profit increased 14.3 percent to $206 million.
Year-to-date sales were $3.1 billion, down 2.1 percent year-over-year. Profit increased 11 percent to $420.2 million.