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L3Harris Technologies Reports Strong First Quarter 2024 Results, Increases 2024 Profitability Guidance


Orders1 of $5.5 billion; book-to-bill of 1.06x

Revenue of $5.2 billion, up 17%, up 5% organically1

Operating margin of 7.3%; Adjusted segment operating margin1 of 15.1%

Earnings per share (EPS) of $1.48; Non-GAAP EPS1 of $3.06

2024 adjusted segment operating margin1 guidance increases from 15% to >15%*

2024 non-GAAP EPS guidance range increases from $12.40 - $12.80 to $12.70 - $13.05*

MELBOURNE, Fla., April 25, 2024 - L3Harris Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: LHX) reported first quarter 2024 net income attributable to L3Harris of $283 million, or diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.48, on first quarter revenue of $5.2 billion. First quarter 2024 non-GAAP1 net income attributable to L3Harris was $584 million, or non-GAAP1 diluted EPS of $3.06. A reconciliation of non-GAAP results are detailed in tables beginning on page 10.

Were off to a strong start to 2024, reporting solid revenue with higher operating margin across all four segments and our Trusted Disruptor strategy continues to drive demand for innovative, resilient and mission-critical solutions aligned with national security needs. We delivered double-digit top line growth while continuing to drive improvements to operational and program performance, said Christopher E. Kubasik, Chair and CEO.

Kubasik continued, Given the strength of our first quarter, we are increasing 2024 profitability guidance, while reaffirming revenue and free cash flow commitments. With our progress, we remain confident in the financial framework that we laid out at investor day which is driven by operational rigor and structural enhancements from our LHX NeXt initiative.

Conference Call and Webcast

L3Harris Technologies will host a call tomorrow, April 26, 2024, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET).

The dial-in numbers for the teleconference are (U.S.) 877-407-6184 and (International) 201-389-0877, and participants will be directed to an operator. Participants are encouraged to listen via webcast, which will be broadcast live at A recording of the call will be available on the L3Harris website, beginning at approximately 12 p.m. ET on April 26, 2024.

About L3Harris Technologies

L3Harris Technologies is the Trusted Disruptor in the defense industry. With customers' mission-critical needs always in mind, our 50,000 employees deliver end-to-end technology solutions connecting the space, air, land, sea and cyber domains in the interest of national security.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements that reflect managements current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance on the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements in this press release include but are not limited to: 2024 guidance; 2024-2026 capital deployment priorities; anticipated LHX NeXt program costs and savings targets and their impacts on operational performance, margin expansion and accelerating adjusted free cash flow growth; supplemental financial information for 2024; and other statements regarding the business outlook and financial performance guidance that are not historical facts. The company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements, including but not limited to: competitive markets and U.S. Government spending priorities; changes in the mix of fixed-price, cost-plus and time-and-material type contracts and the impact of a significant increase in or sustained period of increased inflation; the termination, impact of regulations, failure to fund, or negative audit findings for U.S. Government contracts; uncertain economic conditions; the consequences of future geo-political events; the impact of government investigations; the risks of doing business internationally; disruptions to our supply chain; the attraction and retention of key employees; the ability to develop new products and services and technologies that achieve market acceptance; natural disasters or other significant business disruptions; inability to achieve the expected results of LHX NeXt; indebtedness and ability to make payments on, repay or service indebtedness; unfunded defined benefit plans liability; the level of returns on defined benefit plan assets, changes in interest rates and other market factors; changes in effective tax rate or additional tax exposures; the ability to obtain export licenses or make sales to foreign governments; unforeseen environmental issues; the outcome of litigation or arbitration; potential claims related to infringement of intellectual property rights or environmental remediation or other contingencies; expanded operations, including related to handling of dangerous materials; risks related to other strategic transactions, including pending and contemplated divestitures. Further information relating to these and other factors that may impact the companys results, future trends and forward-looking statements are disclosed in the companys filings with the SEC. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date of this press release, and the company disclaims any intention or obligation, other than imposed by law, to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Persons reading this press release are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

1 See definitions in the First Quarter 2024 Results available for download above.

* A reconciliation is not available. See t
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