National Beverage Corp earned US$10.2m in the second quarter

National Beverage Corp earned US$10.2m in the second quarter

National Beverage Corp has recorded an increase in second quarter profits.

For the three months to the end of October, the US soft drinks firm earned US$10.2m compared to $8.3m recorded in the same period last year, it reported today (10 December).

Net sales edged up to $151.1m from $149.6m last year.

In its fiscal first-half, profits climbed to $22.3m from $18.1m in 2009, while sales increased to $316.2m from $312.4m in the prior-year period.

On Tuesday, National Beverage Corp declared a cash dividend for its shareholders.

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