– Net sales of $17.0 billion
– Net earnings of $1.8 billion, or $6.52 per share
– Generated cash from operations of $1.3 billion
– Increases 2021 financial outlook for earnings per share
BETHESDA, Md., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin Corporation [NYSE: LMT] today reported second quarter 2021 net sales of $17.0 billion, compared to $16.2 billion in the second quarter of 2020. Net earnings in the second quarter of 2021 were $1.8 billion, or $6.52 per share, compared to $1.6 billion, or $5.79 per share, in the second quarter of 2020. Second quarter 2021 net earnings include a loss of $225 million ($169 million, or $0.61 per share, after tax), recorded at Aeronautics, related to performance issues experienced on a classified program. Net earnings for the second quarter 2020 include a noncash impairment charge of $128 million ($96 million, or $0.34 per share, after tax) for an investment in a joint venture that the company sold. Cash from operations in the second quarter of 2021 was $1.3 billion, compared to $2.2 billion in the second quarter of 2020.