SPX Corp reports fourth-quarter loss from continuing operations

Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:44am EST

Feb 14 (Reuters) - Diversified U.S. manufacturer SPX Corp reported a fourth-quarter loss from continuing operations, hurt by a non-cash impairment charge, but revenue rose 14 percent.

The company, which makes products ranging from equipment used in food and beverage production to electrical transformers, reported a loss of $3.62 per share from continuing operations in the quarter ended December, compared with a profit of $1.13 per share a year earlier.

Revenue rose to $1.44 billion.