Brunswick And Mercury Earnings Up

Net sales were up for both Mercury Marine and its parent corporation during the first quarter of the year. Brunswick Corporation released its quarterly earnings report yesterday reporting net sales for the company were up by four percent compared to the first quarter of 2012. Overall the company reported net sales of more than $995 million compared to about $960 million a year earlier. For its Marine Engine segment, primarily the Mercury Marine Group, net sales were nearly $522 million compared to $489 million during the first quarter of last year. Brunswick also reported that net earnings were up by about $55 million for the quarter. To read more click here.