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Cummins Posts Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results

Cummins today reported results for the fourth quarter of 2017.

In a release on February 6, the Company provided the following financial highlights:

Fourth quarter revenues of $5.5 billion increased 22 percent from the same quarter in 2016. Strong demand for trucks, construction and mining equipment drove the majority of the revenue increase. Sales in North America and international markets both increased by 22 percent.

Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) in the fourth quarter were $620 million, or 11.3 percent of sales, up from $526 million or 11.7 percent of sales a year ago. EBIT was negatively impacted by $39 million as a result of charges incurred by unconsolidated joint ventures related to U.S. tax reform. Excluding the impact of tax reform, EBIT for the fourth quarter of 2017 was $659 million or 12.0 percent of sales.

Net income attributable to Cummins in the fourth quarter was a net loss of $274 million (a loss of $1. …

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