MILWAUKEE — ManpowerGroup Inc. said Monday its earnings
increased 61 percent, which the company attributed to
strong growth in the U.S. and parts of Europe, in
addition to its efforts to reduce costs.
Milwaukee-based Manpower, a temporary staffing and
recruitment company, said its net income was $109.8
million, or $1.35 a share, up from $68.2 million, or 87
cents, a year earlier. The company’s revenue rose 5.6
percent to $5.3 billion.
"In the second quarter, we saw our revenue growth
improve in a number of major operations including the
U.S., U.K. and Italy. This combined with our continued
focus on efficiency and productivity, has resulted in
good operational leverage and healthy earnings growth,”
said ManpowerGroup CEO Jonas Prising.
Manpower is anticipating its third quarter earnings per
share to be between $1.46 and $1.54, according to the