Arrow Q2 Sales up 3%
Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today reported second-quarter 2015 net income of $123.9 million, or $1.28 per share on a diluted basis, compared with net income of $127.9 million, or $1.27 per share on a diluted basis, in the second quarter of 2014.
Excluding certain items in the second quarters of 2015 and 2014, net income would have been $148.9 million, or $1.54 per share on a diluted basis, in the second quarter of 2015, compared with net income of $144.3 million, or $1.43 per share on a diluted basis, in the second quarter of 2014. Second-quarter sales of $5.83 billion increased 3 percent from sales of $5.68 billion in the prior year. Second-quarter sales, adjusted for the impact of acquisitions and changes in foreign currencies, also increased 3 percent year over year. In the second quarter of 2015, changes in foreign currencies had negative impacts on growth of $350 million on sales and $.10 or 7 percent on earnings per share on a diluted basis compared to the second quarter of 2014.
“Second-quarter sales exceeded the midpoint of our expectations. Excluding the impacts from changes in foreign currencies, EPS advanced nearly 16 percent year over year, with both our global components and enterprise computing solutions segments delivering sales growth and expanded operating margins. Both businesses continued to experience strong demand in Europe. Our focus on selling comprehensive solutions resulted in record second-quarter operating income and operating margin for our enterprise computing solutions business,” said Michael J. Long, chairman, president, and chief executive officer.