CAE Inc. reports Q1 profit down from year ago
The Canadian PressGeneral Aerospace
Montreal flight sim maker increases dividend despite missing analysts' performance expectations.
The increased payment came as CAE reported a profit attributable to shareholders of $61.5 million or 23 cents per share. That compared with a profit of $69.4 million or 26 cents per share in the same quarter last year.
Revenue totalled $825.6 million, up from $722.0 million. Excluding specific items, CAE says it earned 24 cents per share in its most recent quarter, down from 26 cents per share a year ago. Analysts on average had expected a profit of 28 cents per share for the quarter, according to the financial markets data firm Refinitiv.