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KBR Q4 Profit Rises; Provides FY12 EPS View

KBR Inc. (KBR: Quote) posted fourth-quarter net income attributable to the company of $90 million or $0.60 per share, compared to $78 million or $0.51 per share in the previous year quarter.

On average, sixteen analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report earnings of $0.64 per share for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

Consolidated revenue in the fourth quarter was $2.10 billion, down from $2.34 billion in the comparable quarter last year, while thirteen analysts had consensus revenue estimate of $2.45 billion for the quarter.

For the full year 2012, the company expects earnings guidance to be in the range of $2.45 - $2.80 per share. Analysts expect the company to report earnings of $2.62 per share for fiscal 2012.

by RTT Staff Writer

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