BRP reports $100M profit and big jump in Q2 revenue

Its $1.03 billion revenue is up 20% from last year's second quarter.

VALCOURT, Que. — The Quebec-based company that makes Ski-Doo snowmobiles had a big increase in revenue and a $100-million profit during its second quarter.

BRP Inc. of Valcourt, Que., had $1.03 billion of revenue, up 20% from last year’s second quarter.

Its net income amounted to 89 cents per share, compared with last year’s loss of $68.8 million or 61 cents per share.

BRP’s normalized earnings improved to 18 cents per share from one cent per share last year.

The company – formerly a division of Bombardier Inc. – makes a wide range of products for a global market.

In addition to snowmobiles, BRP’s products include Sea-Doo personal watercraft, Can-Am four-wheeled off-road vehicles, three-wheel Can-Am Spyder highway vehicles and Evinrude outboard motors.

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