- Net sales of $16.2 billion
- Net earnings of $1.6 billion, or $5.79 per share
- Generated cash from operations of $2.2 billion
- Achieved record backlog of $150.3 billion
- Increases 2020 outlook for all financial metrics
BETHESDA, Md., July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) today reported second quarter 2020 net sales of $16.2 billion, compared to $14.4 billion in the second quarter of 2019. Net earnings in the second quarter of 2020 were $1.6 billion, or $5.79 per share, compared to $1.4 billion, or $5.00 per share, in the second quarter of 2019. Cash from operations in the second quarter of 2020 was $2.2 billion, compared to cash from operations of $1.7 billion in the second quarter of 2019.
“I’m pleased to see continued strong operational and financial results this quarter as we remain focused on performing with excellence for our customers while protecting the well-being of our employees and keeping our supply chain strong during this global pandemic,” said James Taiclet, Lockheed Martin president and CEO. “Our dedicated Lockheed Martin team, and strong portfolio, coupled with supportive governmental actions have positioned us to deliver vital national security solutions for our country and international partners, and long-term value for our shareholders.”
Second quarter 2020 net earnings include a non-cash impairment charge of $128 million ($96 million, or $0.34 per share, after tax) for an investment in a joint venture that the corporation has entered into an agreement to sell.