December 7, 2010 / 9:28 PM / 9 years ago

UPDATE 1-Evertz Technologies Q2 profit rises

* Q2 EPS C$0.28 vs C$0.23 last year

* Sales rise 13 pct

* Says international sales jump

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Evertz Technologies Ltd (ET.TO), a Canadian broadcast equipment company, posted higher second-quarter results, helped in part by a surge in international sales.

For the August-October quarter, the Burlington, Ontario-based company’s net income rose to C$20.9 million, or 28 Canadian cents a share, from C$17.5 million, or 23 Canadian cents a share, a year earlier.

Sales rose 13 percent to C$82.3 million.

Analysts on average had expected earnings of 28 Canadian cents per share, on revenue of C$78.6 million, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

Sales in the international region rose by 42 percent for the quarter, the company said.

Shares of the company, which have gained 9 percent in value since posting first-quarter results in September, closed at C$18.24 Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange. (Reporting by Isheeta Sanghi in Bangalore; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier)

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