Aug 9 (Reuters) - Stella-Jones Inc
* Stella-Jones reports 2017 second quarter results
* Q2 earnings per share C$0.71
* Q2 sales C$594.2 million versus I/B/E/S view C$563 million
* Q2 earnings per share view C$0.62 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S
* Expect higher year-over-year sales in second half of 2017 when compared to previous year
* Overall operating margins will remain affected by soft railway tie pricing, less favourable geographical sales mix for utility poles Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
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