August 31, 2011 / 10:14 AM / in 6 years

UPDATE 1-Bombardier Q2 profit jumps 53 pct

(In U.S. dollars unless noted)

Aug 31 (Reuters) - Bombardier Inc BBDb.TO reported a 53 percent jump in second-quarter profit on strength in both its aerospace and train-making segments.

Bombardier, the world’s third biggest commercial planemaker, reported net profit of $211 million, 12 cents a share, for the three months to the end of July.

That compared with a net profit of $138 million, or 7 cents a share, a year ago.

Revenue for the company, which is also the world’s No. 1 train maker, rose to $4.74 billion from $4.05 billion in the year-ago period. (Reporting by Bhaswati Mukhopadhyay in Bangalore and Nicole Mordant in Vancouver; Editing by Viraj Nair)

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