HVAC distributor Watsco Inc. (NYSE:WSO), Miami, FL, reported second-quarter sales of $1.2 billion, up 4 percent year-over-year. Profit increased 9 percent to $56.1 million.
HVAC equipment sales grew 6 percent in the quarter, while U.S. residential equipment increased 8 percent. Other HVAC products increased 2 percent, and commercial refrigeration equipment grew 5 percent.
On a geographic basis, domestic sales grew 6 percent, while international sales decreased 4 percent.
For the first six months, sales were $1.9 billion, up 5 percent over the same period a year ago. Profit grew 12 percent to $72.9 million.