Cummins’ second-quarter profit rises

Cummins Inc. on Monday reported second-quarter revenue of $4.8 billion, representing a 6.9 percent year-over-year increase.

The Columbus-based engine maker also reported a 7.7 percent increase in quarterly net income, to $446 million from $414 million in the second quarter of last year.

For the quarter, earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) were $657 million, or 13.6 percent of sales. That’s compared with $621 million, or 13.7 percent of sales, over the same period a year earlier.

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