Harris posts lower quarterly profit

Tue Jul 31, 2012 7:17am EDT

(Reuters) - Harris Corp (HRS.N), a maker of tactical radios used by the military, reported a lower quarterly profit on Tuesday as revenue fell.

Net income was $129.1 million, or $1.13 a share, in the fiscal fourth quarter ended June 29, compared with $133.5 million, or $1.06 a share, a year earlier. There were fewer shares outstanding in the most recent quarter.

Quarterly revenue fell to $1.44 billion from $1.52 billion a year earlier.

(Reporting by Karen Jacobs; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)