Freeport-McMoRan posts second-quarter profit

Thu Jul 19, 2012 8:05am EDT

(Reuters) - Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc (FCX.N) reported second-quarter profit of $710 million, or 74 cents per share, on Thursday.

Revenue was $4.48 billion, the Phoenix, Arizona-based mining company said.

(Reporting By Steve James; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)