Machinery sales -12%, with falls of 20% or more in most markets, although North American sales increased 6%.
Operating costs -1.2% to $11.84B.
Increases FY EPS guidance by 25 cents to $6.10 a share, citing growing demand from builders, although it leaves its sales outlook unchanged at $56B. Consensus is for $5.93 and $56.2B respectively.
Shares are +4.1% premarket. (PR)