U.S. Markets open in 2 hrs 56 mins

AVX: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (AP) _ AVX Corp. (AVX) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $72.1 million.

The Fountain Inn, South Carolina-based company said it had profit of 43 cents per share.

The maker of electronic components posted revenue of $456.3 million in the period.

AVX shares have dropped roughly 7 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has dropped 17 percent in the last 12 months.

_____

This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on AVX at https://www.zacks.com/ap/AVX