MILWAUKEE - Rockwell Automation, Inc. reported
Wednesday that its third quarter sales were $1,575.2 million,
down 4.5 percent from $1,649.5 million in the third quarter of
Organic sales grew 2.2 percent, and currency
translation reduced sales by 6.8 percent.
Fiscal 2015 third quarter adjusted EPS was $1.59,
up 7 percent compared to $1.49 in the third quarter of fiscal
2014, according to the Milwaukee-based company.
“I am pleased with our performance in the
quarter. We delivered another quarter of solid earnings growth,
significant margin expansion, and strong free cash flow despite
continued headwinds from currency and a low growth environment.
Through three quarters, Adjusted EPS was up 12 percent on lower
reported sales. Our results demonstrate excellent execution in
these market conditions,” said Keith D. Nosbusch, chairman and
chief executive officer, in a statement.